500 francs Type 1927 French Guiana


Pick: #9 , The Banknote Book: B211 , Other: #K211

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Bank of Guyana. No date (1927). First issue in 1927. Work of Danger for the front and Georges Duval for the back. Multicolored printing on front and back. Dimensions: 220 x 150 mm. Watermark with portrait of Colbert in profile. Front: the vignette is composed of an ornamental frame with on the left, a bust of a woman holding "the hand of Justice", a scepter symbol of the judicial authority. In the background a commercial boat and right, the watermark in a large oval ornamental frame. Numbering, alphabet and signatures are printed in black. Values, the "Bank of Guyana" and Article 139 of the Penal Code are printed in blue-green. Six Signature Variants with Director, Cashier and Censor. Back: the vignette is composed of lush vegetation that frames a rowing boat symbolizing the Republic and decorated with fruits and flowers. In the background, we guess the bay of Saint-Pierre. Known specimen with blue buffer in margin on issued note (G.3-750, C4-342). Banknotes found: O.1-704, E.3-298, G.3-663, Q.3-963, U.3-058. Banknote very rare!

Banknotes :Bank of Guyana (1874-1934)

pick#1 5 francs Bleu type 1874
pick#2 25 francs type 1852
pick#2A 25 francs type 1874
pick#3 100 francs type 1874
pick#4 500 francs type 1852
pick#7 25 francs type 1927
pick#8 100 francs type 1927
pick#9 500 francs type 1927
pick#5 1 franc type 1917
pick#6 2 francs type 1917
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