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About :#22 - 5 francs Bougainville Type 1946

Saint-Pierre-and-Miquelon. No date (1946) modified. 1950 issue. Work by Georges-André Klein and engraving by G. Beltrand. Dimensions: 112 x 60 mm. Seamless watermark composed of small boats and anchors. Front and back: Multicolored printing. Front: Overprinted "SAINT-PIERRE-ET-MIQUELON" in blue repeated twice in the margin. The label and the value "5" are printed in red. The numbering and the signature are 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. One signature: The Director General: A. Postel-Vinay. Back: Woman in traditional costume leaning on a basket of fruit in front of a local landscape with a creole house 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 cartouche. Specimen of the issued note numbered O.00 - 00000 with "SPECIMEN" perforated horizontally in the center. Proof known front and back completed with large margins. Alphabets often encountered: A.81, B.81, T.27 and U.27.

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

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#22 - 5 francs Bougainville Type 1946

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