Pick: #6 , The Banknote Book: B105
Faroe Islands. National Bank of Denmark. County of Faroe (Færø Amt). 1940 WWII Provisional Issues. 500 kroner type 1940. Date: June 1940. Introduction: May 31, 1940. Dimensions: 177 x 110 mm. Watermark: Stylized leaves and 500 Danmarks Nationalbank. Material: Paper (deckle). No security thread. Printer: Banknote printing Works. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly black and yellow. Description of the front: Background made up of stylized leaves, buttercups, iris flowers and narcissus. In the center, a plowing scene with two horses, the farmer and seagulls in the background. Red diagonal overprint on 100 kroner banknote from Denmark (Pick # 24, and # 29): "KUN GYLDIG PAA FAERØERNE, FAERØ AMT, JUNI 194". 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. Background composed of leaves. Texts in Danish. Note: the photo illustrating the card is a montage made by our services.