10000 francs Type 1942 Belgian Congo


Pick: #20 , The Banknote Book: B224

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Belgian Congo. Bank of the Belgian Congo. 1940-1952 Issues. Uniface note. Dimensions: 225 x 114 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: Bank of the Belgian Congo / Bank van Belgish Congo and a Congolese star. Printer: Waterlow & Sons Ld, London Wall, London. No security thread. Front printing predominantly light green. Texts in French and Dutch. Description of the front: security background composed of a light green graphic pattern. On the upper border, the issuing institute "BANK OF THE BELGIAN CONGO". Below, the value "TEN THOUSAND FRANCS" and the words "PAYABLES AT SIGHT" translated into two languages. In the center, the value “10.0000” in a gray medallion and framed by two “BCB” monograms. A Congolese star is printed below. The note is dated 10-03-42 in black. The article of the penal code is printed in black on a line at the bottom. A single combination of signatures with The Deputy Officer in Africa René Goeman and The Officer in Africa Richard Baseleer. No back. The specimen is known dated "03-10-42" and twice overprinted "SPECIMEN" in red diagonally on the front. This note would only have been used in interbank transactions.

Banknotes :Bank of the Belgian Congo (1940-1952)

pick#12A 2 francs type 1943 non émis
pick#13 5 francs type 1942
pick#13A/13B 5 francs type 1943-1952
pick#14 10 francs type 1941
pick#14B 10 francs type 1942
pick#14C 10 francs type 1943
pick#14D/14E 10 francs type 1944-1952
pick#15 20 francs type 1940-1950
pick#15A 20 francs type 1942
pick#15B 20 francs type 1943
pick#16 50 francs type 1942-1952
pick#17 100 francs type 1944-1951
pick#18 500 francs type 1929
pick#18A 500 francs type 1942
pick#19 1000 francs type 1944
pick#19A 5000 francs 1950 non émis
pick#20 10000 francs type 1942
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