About #29 - 5000 francs Schoelcher type 1946 modified
Saint-Pierre-and-Miquelon. No date (1946) modified. 1950 issue. Work of Robert Poughéon. Dimensions: 204 x 109 mm. Watermark with a woman's head wearing a Phrygian cap. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: The "SAINT-PIERRE-ET-MIQUELON" overprint repeated twice is printed in black. The label is brown purple and the value "5000" in numbers is printed in dark blue. The numbering and the signature are printed in black. Vigorous bust of Victor Schoelcher, journalist and french politician posing in front of a landscape of sea and mountain. In his hand, the parchment of the abolition of slavery in the French colonies. One signature: The Director General: A. Postel-Vinay. Back: Group of characters busy picking fruit. Below, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in a gray cartridge. The overprint "SAINT-PIERRE-ET-MIQUELON" repeated twice is printed in black. Specimen of the issued note numbered O.00 - 000 with "SPECIMEN" by perforations and two damp black stamps in the upper corners. A proof is known ended with lack blackout. The issued note is very rare to find: 406 copies remained outstanding in December 1985! banknote found: G.39-578. The photo note is undoubtedly the only known copy to date and also illustrates the Dr. Kolsky's book: "The D.O.M-T.O.M Banknotes", published in 2006, 280 pages.
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