Pick: #3 , The Banknote Book: B102
Faroe Islands. National Bank of Denmark. Faroe County (Færø Amt). 1940 WWII Provisional Issues. 10 kroner type 1940. Date: June 1940. Introduction: May 31, 1940. Dimensions: 132 x 80 mm. Watermark: Stylized leaves and 10 Danmarks Nationalbank. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: Banknote printing Works. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly brown, yellow, green and pink. Description of the front: Background made up of stylized seaweed. Red diagonal overprint on a 10 kroner banknote from Denmark (Pick # 31a and # 31b): "KUN GYLDIG PAA FAERØERNE, FAERØ AMT, JUNI 1940". Printed signature in red of the Prefect, Carl Aage Hilbert. Texts in Danish. Prefix and numbering in black. Description of the back: Head of Mercury in profile in the center. Three lions and small hearts on a background of flowers. Texts in Danish.