About #36 - 5 francs type 1944 (UK)
Bank of Reunion. No date (1943) modified 1944. First issue in 1944. Work of 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 note. Numbering printed in dark blue. Signatures, values, and labels are printed in red. In the center, in a dark red oval, is 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. Duval and The Chairman of the Supervisory Board: J. Leclerc. Back: Guilloche 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. No known specimen. Numbering of issued notes: AN 100,001 to AN 200,000. Banknotes found: AN 117,785 - AN 120,766 - AN 129,052 - AN 153,470 - AN 217,318 - AN 227,606. Banknote removed from circulation in August 1955. This banknote has been offered for sale only twice by cgb.fr since 1995!