50 francs Type 1942-1952 Belgian Congo


Pick: #16 , The Banknote Book: B218

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Belgian Congo. Bank of the Belgian Congo. 1940-1952 Issues. Dimensions: 150 x 95 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: no. Printer: American Bank Note Company (ABNC). No security thread. The note is undated. Front and back printing predominantly orange, green and purple. Texts in French. Description of the front: frame composed of repeating patterns with the value “50” repeated in the corners. Vegetation on the sides. On the upper border, the issuing institute "BANK OF THE BELGIAN CONGO" and below, the Congolese star printed in yellow in a blue rectangle. On the left, a large rosette containing the value "50" and the value in letters below. Overprint in red in the center with the issue and the year. On the right in an oval medallion, the portrait of a young African woman in profile in black and white. The series and banknote number are printed four times in red. The signatures are printed in black at the bottom. The article of the penal code is printed in white on a line in the frame. Several combinations of signatures with The Deputy Board Member and Officer and The Governor. Description of the back: frame composed of graphic shapes with the value "50" in the corners and on the sides. Texts in Dutch. Overprint in red at the center of the issue (UITGIFTE) and the year. In the center, a leopard walking in the jungle. Many types of specimens: refer to the "Variants" section.

Banknotes :Bank of the Belgian Congo (1940-1952)

pick#12A 2 francs type 1943 non émis
pick#13 5 francs type 1942
pick#13A/13B 5 francs type 1943-1952
pick#14 10 francs type 1941
pick#14B 10 francs type 1942
pick#14C 10 francs type 1943
pick#14D/14E 10 francs type 1944-1952
pick#15 20 francs type 1940-1950
pick#15A 20 francs type 1942
pick#15B 20 francs type 1943
pick#16 50 francs type 1942-1952
pick#17 100 francs type 1944-1951
pick#18 500 francs type 1929
pick#18A 500 francs type 1942
pick#19 1000 francs type 1944
pick#19A 5000 francs 1950 non émis
pick#20 10000 francs type 1942
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