About #4 - 500 francs type 1963
Equatorial African States. Central Bank of Equatorial African States. 1963-1968 Issues. Work by Pierrette Lambert and engraving by Poilliot for the front and by Armanelli for the back. Intaglio made by Piel. Dimensions: 140 x 90 mm. Material: Paper. Printer: Bank of France. No security thread. Watermark: Face of a young girl wearing a scarf. Front and back: multicolored printing. Description of the front: Texts in French: “Banque Centrale”. The value in figures is printed in gray in a yellow cartridge. The numbering, the value in letters and the signatures are printed in black. On the right, a portrait of a woman wearing a headscarf. On the left, a view of a working stone mine. Palm tree on the left. A combination of two signatures with The Chairman, Georges Armand Gautier and The Chief Officer, Claude Panouillot. Description of the back: Text in French: "États de l'Afrique Équatoriale (Equatorial African States)". Chadian camel driver watching his herd quenching its thirst in an oasis. Telecommunications antenna on the left. Below, the article of the Penal Code is printed in a pink cartridge. Perforated specimen "SPECIMEN" vertically on the right, numbered O.0 - 00000 and overprinted "SPECIMEN" diagonally with a Specimen Number below.