Pick: #24 , The Banknote Book: B402 , Other: #K331
Bank of Martinique. No date (1943). First issue in 1946. Work of Edmund Dulac. Dimensions: 125 x 74 mm. Printer: Bradbury and Wilkinson of London. 500000 copies issued. Banknote without watermark. Front: Print in dark green and red with a yellow blue safety background with the word "MARTINIQUE" repeated continuously. Two vertical "MARTINIQUE" surcharges in red printed next to the "20" value repeated on the left and right of the note. Numbering in red and labels in dark green. In the center, in a dark green oval, is a portrait of Marianne wearing a phrygian cap in profile. Marine anchors with cross of Lorraine on both sides of the figure. Two signatures printed in green: The Chief Executive Officer: A. Postel-Vinay and The Chairman of the Supervisory Board: J. Leclerc. Back: Guilloche in green in the corners on security background in purple and yellow gradient and in a green oval, Article 139 of the Penal Code framed by the value "20" repeated left and right. Known specimen with "SPECIMEN" overprint with cancellation perforation on the signatures and numbered LN 000,000. Other known specimen with perforation "SPECIMEN" and numbered LN 500,001 - LP 500,000. Alphabets found: LN 525414, LN 583505, LN 600093, LN 627470, LN 632583, LN 785369, LP 002597, LP 019335, LP 341190, LP 369449. In December 1973, 81254 copies were not returned to the cash register.