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About :#55 - 20 NF/1000 francs Union française Type 1967

Bank of Reunion. No date (1964). First issue in 1973. Banknote identical to Pick #52 but with the watermark overprinted in red "CONTRE-VALEUR DE 20 NOUVEAUX FRANCS". Work of Robert Poughéon. Dimensions: 193 x 103 mm. Watermark with a woman's head wearing a phrygian cap. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: The word "DEPARTEMENT DE LA REUNION" repeated twice in the margin, "REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE", the wording and the value "1000" in letters and in figures are printed in brown. Numbering and signatures are printed in black. Right, the symbol of the French Union with a woman of metropolis looking at a West Indian woman in front of a palm grove. Two variants of signatures. The first signature seems more rare. Back: Antillean woman wearing a madras in front of a canoe sailing at sunset. At the bottom of the back, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in a blue cartouche. Specimen issued on alphabet W.1 with "SPECIMEN" punched vertically right and numbers (27169) are canceled by three horizontal black lines. Other specimen signed and numbered O.0 - 00000 with "SPECIMEN" perforated in vertical on the left and surcharged on the right "SPECIMEN" with a number of specimen in black.

Banknotes :Institut d'Emission des Départements d'Outre-Mer (1960-1971)

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#55 - 20 NF/1000 francs Union française Type 1967