About #13 - 10,000 francs type 1983
Central African Republic. Bank of Central African States. 1983-1991 Issues. Dimensions: 168 x 92 mm. No date. Material: Paper. Watermark: Portrait of a woman. Printer: Bank of France. No security thread. Multicolored front and back printing predominantly green, brown and yellow. Texts in French. Description of the front: Background made up of geometric shapes in diamonds. At the top center, the words "CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC" are printed in black in a light green cartouche. Below, the full banknote number is printed in black. The value "10000" is printed in black at the top corners. The signatures, number and series of the banknote are printed in black. On the left, five stylized antelope heads blend with the background. In the center, the watermark and on the right, a profile portrait of a young woman whose hair is plaited with plants. The value in letters "TEN THOUSAND FRANCS" is printed in black at the bottom center. A single combination of signatures printed in black with "Le Gouverneur (The Governor)", Casimir Marie-Ange Oyé-Mba and "Un Censeur (Auditor)", Jean-François Ntoutoume Emane. Description of the back: Background made up of geometric patterns. The value "10000" is printed in blue gray in the upper corners. At the top center, the wording of the issuing institute "BANK OF CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES" is printed in blue gray in a light green cartridge. On the left, eleven people are busy loading bunches of bananas into a farm truck. On the right, several varieties of local fruits (dates, pineapples). At the bottom left, the article of the penal code is printed in a green cartridge. The specimen is known overprinted "SPECIMEN" in black diagonally with a specimen number below. The banknote is numbered "O.00 - 0000000000" and perforated "SPECIMEN" vertically.