About #22 - 20 francs Émile Gentil Type 1946
French Equatorial Africa (FEA). Central Bank of Overseas France (CCFO). Banknote issued in 1946 but not dated. Work of Pierre Munier and engraving of Broutin for the front and Pierre Munier and engraving of Magdeleine Tison-Klein for the back. Dimensions: 136 x 73 mm. Seamless watermark composed of small boats and anchors. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: The issuing institute "Caisse Centrale de la France d'Outre-Mer", the value in figures and letters are printed in red brown. The numbering and the signature are printed in black. Right, portrait of Emile Gentil, French explorer of the nineteenth century and 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" perforated obliquely in the center of the note. Another identical specimen with two vertical black wet pads on the front and back sides. Known proofs of front and back finished, not watermarked and numbered O.000 - 00000.
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