5 francs Bougainville Type 1946 Guadeloupe

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Pick: #31 , The Banknote Book: B405 , Other: #K129


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Bank of Guadeloupe. No date (1946). Issued note in 1946. Work of Georges-André Klein. Dimensions: 112 x 60 mm. Seamless watermark composed of small boats and anchors. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: The titles, the word "GUADELOUPE" repeated three times in the margin and the value "5" are printed in red. Numbering and signature printed in black. Right, portrait of Bougainville, a great french navigator of the seventeenth century and on the left a caravel navigating near the coast. A signature: The Director General: A. Postel-Vinay. Back: Antillean woman in traditional costume leaning on a basket of fruit in front of a local landscape with a creole box that would have belonged to Josephine future Empress (Source: Maurice Kolsky). At the bottom of the back in the center, article 139 of the Penal Code in a blue cartridge. Specimen of the issued note numbered O.000 - 00000 with "SPECIMEN" horizontally perforated at the center of the note and two vertical wet black pads on the sides. Numbering of issued note: 52,000.001 to 56.700.000. The picture note also illustrates the book of the Dr. Kolsky: "The D.O.M-T.O.M Banknotes", published in 2006, 280 pages.


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

pick#31 5 francs Bougainville type 1946
pick#32 10 francs Colbert type 1946
pick#33 20 francs Émile Gentil type 1946
pick#34 50 francs Belain d'Esnambuc type 1946
pick#35 100 francs La Bourdonnais type 1946
pick#36 500 francs Pointe à Pitre type 1946
pick#37 1000 francs Union française type 1946
pick#39 1000 francs Pêcheur type 1955
pick#38 5000 francs Schoelcher type 1946
pick#40 5000 francs Antillaise type 1955
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