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Bank of Senegal. 1853-1901 Issues. 25 francs Type 1854. Work of Cornouailles (FECIT) on the front and G. Duval for the back (INV. and DEL.). Engraving by Émile Crosby (SC.). Dimensions: 186 x 102 mm. Watermark with the value "25" repeated twice above the signatures. Print in black or blue identically front and back. Front: vignette made up of cornucopias and symbolic patterns. On the right, the stump in English typography is normally cut out on the issued note. A single type of signatures with the Director, the Cashier and One of the Censors. The numbering and the alphabet are printed in black. The signatures are handwritten. Article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in white in two blue or black medallions. Back: identical print on the front. Only one known issued note: Q1-730, cancelled by four blue stamps. A proof of 25 francs Type 1874 Modified from the Treasury of the Ministry of Colonies, is known in private collection, numbered "000-000" perforated "CANCELLED" in the center, watermarked with full heel, but unsigned. Graded note: PCGS 64 OPQ. Very rare. Another proof of the modified 25 francs Type 1874 is known numbered "A0-1000", not watermarked, with full heel, but unsigned. Graded note: PCGS 45. Very rare.