About #4 - 500 francs Comoros type 1960
Comoros. Bank of Madagascar and the Comoros, provisional issue of 1960. Work by Clément Serveau and engraving by P. Armanelli for the front and by A. Marliat for the back. Dimensions: 140 x 90 mm. No security thread. Watermark: woman's head. Printer: Bank of France. Front and back: multicolored print, mainly yellow, blue and green. Description of the front: In the foreground, a young Comorian wearing the Kofia a traditional local cap. Large basket of local fruits in front of him. Floral composition background. The texts are in French. The front is overprinted "COMOROS" in red horizontally. The wording of the issuing institute "BANQUE DE MADAGASCAR ET DES COMORES", the value in letters and numbers are printed in dark blue. The signatures and numbering are printed in black. Two variants of signatures are known with The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and The Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Description of the back: texts in French. Floral composition background with a view of the Comorian countryside. In the foreground on the left, a young Malagasy girl wearing a kanga. The law article is printed in the center on four lines in a blue frame. The specimen is known to be perforated "SPECIMEN" diagonally, numbered "O.000 - 000000000" and signed Louis-Robert Dupont / Maurice Gonon.
500 francs Comoros type 1960