2 francs Type 1917

About :#3 - 2 francs Type 1917

Government General of French Equatorial Africa. Issue of necessity. Banknote issued October 17, 1917 by decree but undated. Work of L. Leclerc. Dimensions: 115 x 75 mm. Printer: Imprimerie Chaix de Paris. Watermark: no. Front and back: blue and black print on a yellow background. Front: yellow security background with the text "GOVERNMENT GENERAL OF FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA" written continuously. Frame with floral composition and decorations. The numerical value "2" is repeated in blue four times in the corners in circular medallions. The 6- or 7-digit numbering and signatures are printed in black. In the center at the top, the words "GOVERNMENT GENERAL OF FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA". Below, the value in letters "TWO FRANCS". Two variants of signatures: The Treasurer Paymaster General and The Governor General. At the bottom center, rectangular cartridge receiving the numbering. Back: yellow security background with the text "GOVERNMENT GENERAL OF FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA" in continuous form. Frame with floral composition and decorations. The value in numbers "2" is repeated four times in the corners in medallions. In the center at the top, the words "GOVERNMENT GENERAL OF FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA" in floating banners. Below, the three letters "AEF" intertwined. At the bottom in a rectangular striped cartouche, the value "TWO FRANCS". No specimen or proof of printing known to date. Other Reference: TBB (The Banknote Book): B103.

Signatures variants:
Signatures #1 : Pujol / Angoulvant.
Signatures #2 : Pujol / Augagneur.

2 variants#3 - 2 francs Type 1917

PickDateRarityAlphabetNumizon comments
#3a17-10-1917RRSign. #1 : Pujol / Angoulvant. Non filigrané. Non daté.
#3b17-10-1917RRSign. #2 : Pujol / Augagneur. Non filigrané. Non daté.
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