500 francs Type 1927

About :#14 - 500 francs Type 1927

Bank of Martinique. No date (1927). First issue in 1933. Multicolored printing on front and back. Work of Danger for the front and Georges Duval for the 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 Martinique" and Article 139 of Penal Code are printed in dark red. Five variants of signatures with The Director, The Cashier and A 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. No known specimen. Complete proof without watermark, unsigned and numbered 0.0 - 000. Proof on the back without watermark. Banknotes found: T.1, P.2-701, P.2-963, P.3, S.4-831, N.4, V.4-903, B.5-105, O.5, X.5-403, L.6-466, M.6-592, T.6-588, P.7-878, B.8, D.9-970, D.10-411, M.10, M.11-698, U.11-137, V.11-202, W.11-423, B.12-008, D.12-797. The note was removed from circulation on March 27, 1954.

7 variants#14 - 500 francs Type 1927

PickDateRarityAlphabetNumizon comments
#14a1933RRRfrom T.1 toP.3None
#14b1933RRRfrom N.4None
#14c1934RRRfrom S.4 toB.5None
#14d1938RRRfrom O.5 toB.8None
#14e1945RRRfrom M.10 toB.12None
#14p1927RRRProof unsigned and numbered "0.0 - 000".
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