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About :#27 - 5000 francs Apollon Type 1946 modified

Tunisia. French administration. Bank of Algeria and Tunisia with the word "Tunis" in the lower right margin. Date of creation: October 1949. Work by William Fel and engraving by Marliat for the front and Broutin for the back. Dimensions: 206 x 105 mm. Watermark: profile of a Moorish woman in a square medallion on the right. Front and back: polychrome print, mainly yellow, orange and gray. Description of the front: the wording of the issuing institute changes and becomes “BANK OF ALGERIA AND TUNISIA”. This label and the values ​​are printed in dark brown. The numbering, signatures and date of issue are printed in black. On the left, a head in profile of Apollo, after a Roman sculpture discovered in 1910 and exhibited at the Museum of Cherchell. In the center, in a rectangle, a floral composition with the three signatures and the date of issue and, depending on the year, with and without letters surrounding the date. Below, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed on two lines in a dark cartouche. Only one type of signature is known with The Governor Marcel Flouret, The General Cashier Antoine Civier and The Secretary General Roger-Emmanuel Delahaye. Description of the back: in the center, a representation of the triumphal arch of Trajan located in Timgad (Pompeii of Africa). Below, the wording of the issuing institute "BANK OF ALGERIA AND TUNISIA" translated into Arabic. On the sides, several bas-reliefs and the value "5000" written in Arabic in the lower corners. At the bottom of the note, between two stylized flowers in bas-relief, article 139 of the Penal Code written in Arabic on one line. The specimen is known to be perforated "SPECIMEN" vertically at the location of the watermark. The note is signed Delahaye / Flouret / Civier, dated "00-00-0000" and numbered "O.0 - 000". This note is identical to the 1000 francs Apollon Type 1946 modified for Algeria (Pick: # 109).

Banknotes :Bank of Algeria and Tunisia (1946-1958)

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