2 francs Type 1917 French Guiana

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Pick: #6 , The Banknote Book: B208 , Other: #K237


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Description

Bank of Guyana. First issue in 1917. Engraver: B. Arnaud. Dimensions: 121 x 76 mm. No watermark. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: Floral frame printed in pink red with the value "2" inset in the four corners. Security background in blue with "Bank of Guyana" in continuous rehearsal on the vignette. The wording, face value, signatures and ticket number are printed in black. In the center of the bill, a monogram "BG" with the year "1917" on each side printed in pink red. Two variants of signatures with The Director and The Cashier. Back: frame with geometric patterns printed in pink red. In the center, in a medallion, a portrait of Marianne in profile wearing a phrygian cap with the value "2" on each side and printed in gray. Security background identical to the front. Article 139 of the Penal Code is not present on the note. Specimen encountered: unsigned and unnumbered specimen with cancellation perforations at the signature location, specimen without signatures or number, overprinted "CANCELED" in oblique red in the center. Full proof recto and verso on large margins, without watermark, pasted on hardback page, without signature or numbering. Banknotes found: 11099, 11118, 34001, 34020, 37271, 72563.


Banknotes :Bank of Guyana (1874-1934)

pick#1 5 francs Bleu type 1874
pick#2 25 francs type 1852
pick#2A 25 francs type 1874
pick#3 100 francs type 1874
pick#4 500 francs type 1852
pick#7 25 francs type 1927
pick#8 100 francs type 1927
pick#9 500 francs type 1927
pick#5 1 franc type 1917
pick#6 2 francs type 1917
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