5 francs Type 1942 (US)
About :#12 - 5 francs Type 1942 (US)
Bank of Guyana. No date (1942). First issue in 1942. Printed in black on cream paper with the mention "Bank of Guyana" reproduced continuously in green on the front. Dimensions: 135 x 75 mm. Banknote without watermark. Printer: E.A Wright Banknote Co. of Philadelphia Printing Company. Front: black and white frame consisting of graphic lines with the value "5" in white and repeated in the four angles. On the left in an oval, a woman symbolizing Justice. The remaining space is occupied in the center by the value "5" roughly and the mention "Bank of Guyana". The numbering and the alphabet are printed in dark blue. One type of signatures with The Director and The Cashier. Unsigned note. At the bottom, article 139 of the Penal Code printed on a line. Back: exotic landscape with palm trees and sea view in a medallion. The value "5" in white and repeated on each side inside a graphic composition of complex lines. Unsigned specimen, numbered AW1-000. Unsigned specimen, numbered A1-000 with several red "SPECIMEN" surcharges obliquely on the front. 305124 printed copies but the banknote has not been issued!
3 variants#12 - 5 francs Type 1942 (US)
|#12a||1942||RRRR||Billet non émis !|
|#12s1||1942||RRR||Spécimen numéroté AW1 - 000, non signé.|
|#12s2||1942||RRR||Spécimen non signé, numéroté A1 - 000.|