About #33 - 500 francs Afars and Issas Type 1975
Djibouti. French territory of the Afars and Issas. 1969-1975 Issues. Work by Pierrette Lambert and engraving by Herouard for the front and Piolliot for the back. Issue date: 21-4-1975. Dimensions: 140 x 74 mm. No security thread. Watermark: coat of arms. Printer: Bank of France. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly brown, blue, green and yellow. Description of the front: portrait of a young man posing in front of the rock formations of Lake Abbe. On the right, a flight of flamingos. Texts in French and Arabic. The issuing institute "FRENCH TERRITORY OF AFARS AND ISSAS - PUBLIC TREASURE" is printed in red in the center of the drawing. The numbering is printed in black. The watermark is shown in a circular medallion on the right. The numerical value is printed in red in the upper corners. The banknote is not signed. Description of the back: background composed of repetitive graphic shapes. Texts in French and Arabic. The wording of the issuing institute "FRENCH TERRITORY OF AFARS AND ISSAS - PUBLIC TREASURE" is again indicated in the center in the upper frame. On the right, the bow of a dhow, a type of traditional Arab wooden sailboat and another dhow in the distance at sea. The article of the penal code is printed in blue in a yellow rectangle in the center at the bottom. The values are printed in red. The specimen is known overprinted "SPECIMEN" diagonally in black on the right with a specimen number, perforated "SPECIMEN" in vertical on the left and numbered "O.00 - 00000".
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