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About :#31 - 1000F/100 francs Type 1892

Tunisia. French administration. Bank of Algeria, provisional issue of 1943. Creation date: these banknotes dated from May to August 1892 come from a stock of 100 francs Type 1892 Blue and pink "not issued" (Ref: # F.A51) from the Bank of France, which the Vichy government decides to overprint urgently in denominations of “THOUSAND FRANCS - BANK OF ALGERIA” These overloaded tickets were issued in Tunisia from 4-2-1943 to 15-4-1943. Joint work of Daniel Dupuis and Georges Duval and engraving by A. Leveille and L. Rousseau. Dimensions: 180 x 112 mm. No security thread. Watermarks: on the right, a profile of a helmeted warrior and on the left, a profile of a woman wearing a headband. Printer: Banque de France. Front and back: two-color printing, mainly purple and pink. Description of the front: texts in French. The wording of the issuing institute "BANK OF FRANCE" is crossed out by two black lines and overloaded below by the words "BANK OF ALGERIA" in black. The initial value of “HUNDRED FRANCS” is also crossed out with three black lines and overprinted below by the value “THOUSAND FRANCS” in black. The numbering, signatures and date of issue are printed in black. On the sides, two allegories sit on the two watermarks. On the left, a helmeted woman (Minerva) symbolizing Wisdom is leaning on a shield and holding in his hand a feather and a branch. On the right, another undressed woman with a basket of fruit on her lap, symbolizes Abundance. In the center of the composition, a seated Mercury writing on a tablet is surrounded by a background decorated with patterns and arabesques. In the upper part, two medallions: on the left, a portrait of a woman symbolizing Industry and on the right, a portrait of a woman symbolizing Agriculture. At the bottom, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed on five lines in a dark blue frame. Only one type of signature is known with Principal Cashier Victor d'Anfreville, Secretary General Jean-Baptiste Billotte and Comptroller General Armand Delmotte. Back description: print predominantly purple and red. Frame composed of intertwined shapes with two caduceus represented in the upper part. On the sides, two medallions with portraits of two young women. In the center, a group of three characters with Fortune on its wheel and sowing wealth around it. Below, a woman symbolizing Agriculture, sits on a sheaf of wheat and holds a small bill in hand. A blacksmith seated on an anvil symbolizes Work. This note was also issued with other overprints for Guadeloupe, Madagascar and the Bank of West Africa (BAO).

Banknotes :Bank of Algeria (1942-1945)

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