20 francs Emile Gentil Type 1946 French Guiana

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Pick: #21 , The Banknote Book: B405 , Other: #K223


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Bank of Guyana. No date (1946). Issued note in 1946. Work of Pierre Munier. Dimensions: 136 x 73 mm. Seamless watermark composed of small boats and anchors. 471,701 issued notes. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: the word "GUYANA" repeated three times in the margin and the value "20" are printed in red. Numbering and signature printed in black. On the right, portrait of Emile Gentil, french explorer of the 19th century and on the left, village scene with four people dressed in a loincloth. One signature: The Director General: A. Postel-Vinay. Back: young man in bust in front of a landscape with a view on a river. At the bottom of the back right, article 139 of the Penal Code printed in a brown cartridge. Specimen of the issued note numbered O.000 - 00000 with "SPECIMEN" diagonally perforated in the center of the note and two damp pads black and vertical on the sides. 106,061 banknotes were still in circulation in December 1973.


Banknotes :Caisse Centrale de la France d'Outre-Mer (1946-1955)

pick#19 5 francs Bougainville type 1946
pick#20 10 francs Colbert type 1946
pick#21 20 francs Émile Gentil type 1946
pick#22 50 francs Belain d'Esnambuc type 1946
pick#23 100 francs La Bourdonnais type 1946
pick#24 500 francs Pointe à Pitre type 1946
pick#25 1000 francs Union française type 1946
pick#27 1000 francs Pêcheur type 1955
pick#26 5000 francs Schoelcher type 1946
pick#28 5000 francs Antillaise type 1955
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