5 francs Type 1942 Belgian Congo


Pick: #13 , The Banknote Book: B209

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Belgian Congo. Bank of the Belgian Congo. 1940-1952 Issues. Banknote identical to Pick # 4. Dimensions: 102 x 80 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: no. Printer: Waterlow & Sons Ld, London Wall, London. No security thread. The note is dated 10-06-42 in red in the upper margin. Dichromy print on front and back, mainly red and green. Texts in French. Description of the front: frame of guilloche patterns with the value "5" repeated in the corners. In the center, the issuing institute "BANK OF THE BELGIAN CONGO" and below the value "CINQ FRANCS" and the words "PAYABLES AT SIGHT". Black overprint in the center: "SECOND ISSUE - 1942". On the left, a young woman seated on a stone column holds a distaff. A child is next to her and both look at a beehive on the ground. On the right, a coat of arms with a Congolese star printed in blue as a security background. The banknote number is printed twice in black. The signatures are printed in red. At the bottom, the article of the penal code is printed on three lines at the edge of the frame. A single combination of signatures with The Deputy Officer in Africa René Goeman and The Officer in Africa Richard Baseleer. Description of the back: printing in red monochrome. Guilloche frame with the value "5" on the sides. In the center in a medallion, an elephant and a hippopotamus in the jungle. Texts in Dutch above and below. Black overprint in the center: "TWEEDE UITGIFTE - 1942". The specimen is known unnumbered, overprinted "SPECIMEN" in black diagonally. Another specimen is known unnumbered, overprinted "SPECIMEN" in black horizontally.

Banknotes :Bank of the Belgian Congo (1940-1952)

pick#12A 2 francs type 1943 non émis
pick#13 5 francs type 1942
pick#13A/13B 5 francs type 1943-1952
pick#14 10 francs type 1941
pick#14B 10 francs type 1942
pick#14C 10 francs type 1943
pick#14D/14E 10 francs type 1944-1952
pick#15 20 francs type 1940-1950
pick#15A 20 francs type 1942
pick#15B 20 francs type 1943
pick#16 50 francs type 1942-1952
pick#17 100 francs type 1944-1951
pick#18 500 francs type 1929
pick#18A 500 francs type 1942
pick#19 1000 francs type 1944
pick#19A 5000 francs 1950 non émis
pick#20 10000 francs type 1942
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