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About :#12 - 50 francs Native couples Type 1938

Tunisia. French administration. Bank note from Bank of Algeria overprinted "Tunisia" in vertical on the right. Issuing period: 1938 to 1945. Creation date: 05-12-1938. Carre's work and engraving by Émile Deloche. Dimensions: 145 x 93 mm. Two types of watermarks: version of the note with Moorish woman profile or letters "Bank of Algeria" in an octagonal medallion on the left. Front and back: multicolored printing. Description of the front: a frame of repeated floral patterns in red and blue. On the right, a couple of villagers in the shade of a tree and a view of the Algerian countryside in the background. The value "50" is printed in blue in the upper corners. In the center at the top, the wording of the issuing institute "BANK OF ALGERIA", the value "FIFTY FRANCS" and the date of issue are printed in red. The signatures, the numbering, the "Tunisia" overprint in vertical and the date of issue are printed in black. At the bottom of the note, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in red inside a yellow cartridge. Two variants of signatures are known with The Chief Cashier and The Secretary General. Description of the back: a frame of red and blue floral patterns in repetition and the value "50" printed in red in the upper corners. In the center, a view of the ruins of the Colosseum of El-Djem in Tunisia and its village on a market day in the foreground. At the bottom of the note, article 139 of the Penal Code written in Arabic is printed in red inside the frame. The specimen is known as overprinted "SPECIMEN" in red and horizontally on the watermark, signed Penalva / Archambaud, dated "00-00-0000" and numbered "0.000 - 0000000". Another specimen is known overprinted "SPECIMEN" in horizontal without date, without numbers and without signatures.

Banknotes :Bank of Algeria (1920-1942)

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#12 - 50 francs Native couples Type 1938