Pick: #5 , The Banknote Book: B104
Faroe Islands. National Bank of Denmark. Faroe County (Færø Amt). 1940 WWII Provisional Issues. 100 kroner type 1940. Date: June 1940. Introduction: May 31, 1940. Dimensions: 160 x 100 mm. Watermark: Stylized leaves and 100 Danmarks Nationalbank. Material: Paper (deckle). No security thread. Printer: Banknote printing Works. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly brown and yellow. Description of the front: Background made up of floral motifs and stylized dolphins. Red diagonal overprint on 100 kroner banknote from Denmark (Pick # 23, # 28 and # 33): "KUN GYLDIG PAA FAERØERNE, FAERØ AMT, JUNI 1940". Signature printed in red of the prefect, Carl Aage Hilbert. Texts in Danish. Prefix and numbering in black. Description of the back: Coat of arms of Denmark framed by two mermaids. Texts in Danish.