French Somaliland 50 francs type 1952


Pick: #25 , The Banknote Book: B301 , Other: KM657

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French Somaliland. Djibouti. Plublic Treasury. 1952 Issues. Work by William Fel and engraving by Dubreuil for the front and Poilliot for the back. No date (1952). Dimensions: 120 x 80 mm. No security thread. Watermark: Woman's head in profile wearing a Phrygian cap. Printer: Bank of France. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly brown and yellow. Description of the front: Background made up of arabesques. Texts in French and Arabic. The issuing institute "TRÉSOR PUBLIC - CÔTE FRANCAISE DES SOMALIS" is printed in dark brown at the top and bottom center. The numbering and the series are printed in black on a pale yellow background. The watermark is represented in an octagon decorated with patterns on the left. In the center, a frontal view of a dhow with its sail folded down and anchored in the harbor of Djibouti. The numerical value is printed in western characters in the upper corners and in Arabic characters in the lower corners. The note is not signed. Description of the back: Background made up of geometric motifs and repeated arabesques. Texts in French and Arabic. In the center, a caravan of camels. The wording of the issuing institute "TRÉSOR PUBLIC - CÔTE FRANCAISE DES SOMALIS" is again indicated in the center of the box at the top and bottom. The article of the penal code is printed on the drawing. The specimen is known overprinted in black "SPECIMEN / N°" diagonally on the left, perforated "SPECIMEN" vertically on the right and numbered "O.00 - 000". A second specimen is known perforated "SPECIMEN" diagonally to the left and numbered "O.00 - 000".

Banknotes :Public Treasury - French Somaliland (1952)

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