50 francs Type 1944 modified 1955 Togo

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Pick: #44 , The Banknote Book: B301 , Other: #LK205


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French West Africa. Issuing Institute of French West Africa and Togo. 1955-1960 Issues. 50 francs Type 1943 modified 1955. Work by Sébastien Laurent and engraving by Armanelli for the front and by Mr. Tison-Klein for the back. Printer: Bank of France, Paris. Dimensions: 150 x 81 mm. Watermark: bearded African head in profile. Front and back: multicolored printing. On the front: view of the large market of Bamako in Mali with a man in traditional costume and wearing a red fez. In the background, two women carrying trays on heads. Above in the center, the issuing institute "ISSUING INSTITUTE OF F.W.A AND TOGO". On the left, the area reserved for the watermark in a pentagon. The value “50” is printed in red and repeated in the upper corners. The numbering, date and signatures are printed in black. A single type of signature with The President, Robert Tezenas du Montcel and The Director General (Gal), Robert Julienne. On the back: scene of banana harvest in lush vegetation with a young man carrying a bunch of bananas on his shoulder. The value in figures is repeated in purple in the upper corners. Above, the issuing institute "ISSUING INSTITUTE OF F.W.A AND TOGO" is printed in dark blue in a yellow-orange cartridge. In bottom on the right, article 139 of the Penal Code is mentioned on three lines in a yellow-orange cartridge. The specimen is known dated "0-0-0000", numbered "O.0-00000", perforated "SPECIMEN" and bearing the signatures of R. Tezenas du Montcel and R. Julienne.


Banknotes :Issuing Institute of French West Africa and Togo (1955-1957)

pick#44 50 francs type 1955 Togo
pick#45 50 francs type 1956 Togo
pick#46 100 francs type 1956 Togo
pick#47 500 francs type 1956 Togo
pick#48 1000 francs type 1955 Togo
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