500 francs Brown and Gray Type 1874 Martinique


Pick: #9 , The Banknote Book: B209 , Other: #K312

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Bank of Martinique. No date (1874). First issue in 1910. Printing of the frame in brown and text in black identical front and back. Work of Barre. Dimensions: 238 x 135 mm (with the strain). Watermark with a cougar, snakes and the word "Colonies". Front: the vignette composed of a floral frame with at the top, two elegant cockatiels. At the bottom of the bill, four languid Cherubim. On the right side, a draped Mercury holds in his left hand a large shell containing the alphabet "A" of the note. Facing him on the left, a half-naked woman representing Wisdom also brandishes a shell containing the number "129" of the note. Beside, the strain in English typography is cut out. Three signature variants with The Director, The Cashier and One of the Censors. Numbering, alphabet and signatures are printed in black. Article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in white in two black medallions. Back: identical to the front. No known specimen. Proof not signed or numbered. Known banknotes : J.1-817, L.1-531, M.1-445, N.1-011, Q.1-169, Q.1-285, B.2-159, C.2-843, E.2-919, M.2-726, N.2, X.2-919.The photo note was canceled in 1935 by Didellot.

Banknotes :Bank of Martinique (1874-1934)

pick#10 1 franc type 1915
pick#11 2 francs type 1915
pick#5C 5 francs Bleu type 1874
pick#6A 5 francs Rouge type 1901
pick#6 5 francs Violet (ou Bleu) type 1901
pick#7a 25 francs Noir et Bleu type 1852
pick#7b 25 francs Marron type 1874
pick#12 25 francs type 1927
pick#PNL1 100 francs Rouge et Bleu type 1852
pick#PNL3 100 francs Bleu et Rouge type 1874
pick#8 100 francs Vert et Noir type 1852
pick#13 100 francs type 1927
pick#PNL2 500 francs Rouge et Noir type 1852
pick#9 500 francs Brun et Gris type 1874
pick#14 500 francs type 1927
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