Pick: #20 , The Banknote Book: B133 , Other: KM619
French Somaliland. Djibouti. Bank of Indochina. 1946-1948 Issues. Work by Robert Pougheon and engraving by A. Marliat for the front and Armanelli for the back. No date (1947). Dimensions: 162 x 102 mm. No security thread. Watermark: Head of a woman with flowers in her hair. Printer: Bank of France. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly pink, orange, blue and yellow. Description of the front: Issa woman carrying a vase. The portrait is printed identically on the front and back. Texts in French and Arabic. The issuing institute "BANQUE DE L'INDOCHINE" is printed in the center at the top of the frame. The numbering and the series are printed in black on a pink background. The watermark is depicted in a circular medallion on the right. The words "DJIBOUTI" are printed in red in an orange cartridge in the center. The value in figures is printed in blue in the upper corners. In the background on the right, a view of the Government of Djibouti building. A combination of signatures in black with "Le Président (The President)", Émile Minost and "Le Directeur Général (The Chief Officer)" Jean Laurent. Description of the back: Issa woman carrying a vase. Texts in French and Arabic. The wording of the issuing institute “BANQUE DE L'INDOCHINE” is again indicated in the center of the drawing. In the background on the left, the French warship "Maréchal Joffre". The article of the penal code is printed in blue in a yellow rectangle. The specimen is known perforated "SPECIMEN" diagonally to the right and numbered "O.000 - 000". Copies are known with the inverted watermark: Y.7-886.