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About #6A - 5 francs Red Type 1901
First issue in 1903. Work of Guillaume-Alphonse Cabasson. Dimensions: 133 x 90 mm. Banknote without watermark. Front: print in redon paper made in England. In an oval vignette, two medallion natives' heads: a woman on the right and a man on the left surrounded by tropical vegetation. At the bottom of the note, a cartouche with the text of the law framed by a barrel and a marine anchor on the left and a rudder on the right. The value "5" is located at the four corners of the cut on the outside of the oval composition. Six signature variants with The Director and The Cashier. Numbering, alphabet and signatures are printed in black. Back: In the center of an oval vignette printed in dark green, a caduceus surmounted by two wings and surrounded by two serpents intertwined dominates a medallion with a portrait of a woman in profile. Lush vegetation with parakeets and butterflies surround the whole. At the bottom of the note: "Organic and Statutory Legislation of 1901". No specimens listed. Alphabets currently known: K.2, J.59 - 639, G.61, M61, K.79, J.135, M.153, R.153, M.158, M.163, R.171, U.195, C.198, J.208, K.209. Banknote withdrawn from circulation on February 10, 1959.