Bank of Reunion. No date (1946). First issue in 1948. Work of Robert Poughéon. Dimensions: 193 x 103 mm. Watermark with a woman's head wearing a Phrygian cap. 3,723,537 issued notes. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: The word "REUNION" repeated twice in the margin, the wording and the value "1000" in letters and numbers are printed in brown. The numbering and the signature are printed in black. Right, the symbol of the French Union with a woman of metropolis looking at a West Indian woman in front of a palm grove. One signature: The Director General: A. Postel-Vinay. Back: Antillean woman wearing a madras in front of a canoe sailing at sunset. At the bottom of the back, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in a blue cartouche. Specimen of the issued note numbered O.000 - 00000 with "SPECIMEN" diagonally perforated in the center of the note. Other Specimen numbered O.000 - 00000 with "SPECIMEN" diagonally perforated and four damp black pads diagonally at the four corners of the note. Number range of issued notes: 1.900.001 to 2.300.000 - 3.500.001 to 4.000.000 - 10.300.001 to 11.300.000 - 18.500.001 to 18.900.000 - 24.500.001 to 26.000.000- 27.750.001 at 29,800,000. The photo note also illustrates thr Dr. Kolsky's book: "The D.O.M-T.O.M Banknotes", published in 2006, 280 pages. In October 1985, there were only 4155 banknotes left in circulation!
About :#47 - 1000 francs Union française Type 1946
#47 - 1000 francs Union française Type 1946