French Somaliland 5 francs Walhain type 1927

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Pick: #6 , The Banknote Book: B108 , Other: KM608


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French Somaliland. Djibouti. Bank of Indo-China. 1927-1941 Issues. Work by Charles Walhain (Fec.) and engraving by Émile Deloche (Sc.). Dimensions: 149 x 93 mm. No date. Watermark: Native's head in profile. Material: Paper. Printer: Bank of France. Polychrome front and back printing predominantly blue, gray, yellow and red. Description of the front: Texts in French. Light yellow security background made up of interwoven shapes. Ornamental frame made up of repeating floral shapes. At the center of the upper edge, the wording "BANQUE DE L'INDO-CHINE" is printed in a light yellow cartridge. On the left in a medallion, an allegory of France illustrated by a profile of Marianne in a helmet. On the right, a second medallion containing the watermark. Article 139 of the Criminal Code is printed on three lines in a blue cartouche in the center of the lower edge. Values ​​in letters and numbers printed in black and "DJIBOUTI" in black in the center. The numbering and alphabet are printed in black in cartridges and repeated above and below in the frame. Two combinations of signatures: a) Le Directeur and Un Administrateur, b) Le Président and Le Directeur Général. Description of the back: ornamental frame composed of repeating floral shapes. At the center of the upper edge, the wording "BANQUE DE L'INDO-CHINE" printed in a light yellow cartridge. Article 139 of the penal code is printed in red in the center between the two medallions, the one on the right of which contains the value "5" in a very large number.


Banknotes :Bank of Indo-China (1927-1941)

pick#6 5 francs Walhain type 1927
pick#7 20 francs "au paon" type I (1936)
pick#7A 20 francs "au paon" type II (1936)
pick#7B 20 francs "au paon" type III (1941)
pick#8 100 francs "Angkor" type I (1931)
pick#8A 100 francs "Angkor" type II (1931)
pick#9 500 francs type 1927
pick#10 1000 francs type 1938
pick#10A 1000 francs type 1938
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