About #15 - 500 francs type 1923
State Bank of Morocco. First Type with the mention "PAYABLES A VUE AU PORTEUR": issued from 1923 to 1937. Second Type without the mention "PAYABLES A VUE AU PORTEUR": issued from 1946 to 1948. Work of Laprade and engraving L. Leclerc for the front and G. Fraipont and engraving by L. Leclerc for the back. Dimensions: 210 x 120 mm. Watermark: A lion's head in profile. Multicolored front and back printing on white paper. Front: Frame composed of repetitive patterns. The value in letters and numbers are printed in red. The mention "PAYABLES A VUE AU PORTEUR" is printed in blue under the value in letters. The numbering and the alphabet are repeated twice at the bottom and at the top and are printed in black as the date of issue. In the center, a view of the city of Fez. The article of law is inscribed at the bottom of the cut in a gray cartouche. Back: Composition rich in arabic motifs opening on an arch. The specimen is known dated 0-0-00, signed and numbered 0.0 - 000 and not perforated "SPECIMEN". Known proofs of front and back with large margins, dated 0-0-00, signed and numbered 0.0 - 000. Very rare note for the dates between 1923 and 1937.
PICK # 15a with the mention "PAYABLE TO SEE THE BEARER": five variants of signatures.
Date: 1-10-1923 with the Signatures: El Mokri (Omar) / Rengnet / Dervillé.
Date: 1-4-1926 with the Signatures: El Mokri (Omar) / Rengnet / Cambon.
Date: 12-6-1929 with the Signatures: El Mokri (Omar) / Desoubry / Cambon.
Dates: 20-5-1931 and 17-11-32 with the Signatures: Guessous / Desoubry / Cambon.
Date: 29-6-1937 with the Signatures: Guessous / Desoubry / Moreau.
PICK # 15b without the mention "PAYABLE FOR PORTER VIEW": a type of signatures.
Dates: 3-5-1936, 24-1-1947, 28-10-47 and 10-11-1948 with the Signatures: Guessous / Spitzer / Oudot.