About #10 - 5 francs Type 1943 (UK)
Saint-Pierre-and-Miquelon. Central Bank of Free France. No date (1943). Work by Edmund Dulac. Dimensions: 114 x 73 mm. Printer: Bradbury and Wilkinson of London. Banknote without watermark. Orange and red print with a security background composed of geometric patterns repeated continuously. Front: The value "5" is repeated on the left and right of the bill. Numbering printed in dark blue. Signatures, values, and labels are printed in red. In the center, in a dark red oval in the shape of an eye, a portrait of Marianne wearing a phrygian cap in profile. Marine anchors with cross of Lorraine on both sides of the figure. Two signatures: The Chief Executive Officer: A. Diethelm and The Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Pleven. Back: Guilloche patterns in the corners on safety background in pink orange gradient and in an oval, Article 139 of the Penal Code framed by the value "5" repeated left and right. Ordinance of December 2, 1941. Specimen of the Type with 10 Notes taken in the AA Series. Other specimen numbered AA 000,001 - AB 1,000,000. Numbering of issued notes: AA 000,001 to AA 030,000. Known banknotes: AA 003,764 - AA 008,501 - AA 008,567 - AA 012,776 - AA 017,163 - AA 024,727 - AA 025,924 - AA 026,099. Banknotes numbered AA 030,001 to AA 1,000,000 were lost at sea in March 1943. Banknote very rare: 30,000 issued notes.