About #56 - 2 francs type 1943
New Caledonia. Cash vouchers from the Nouméa Treasury. 1943 Issues. 2 francs Type 1943. Dimensions: 114 x 72 mm. Watermark: Inconsistent. Material: Watermarked paper. Issue date: Nouméa, March 29, 1943. Printer: Imprimies Réunies de Nouméa (IRN). Two-color printing on both sides, predominantly brown and black. Description of the front: Texts in French. Frame composed of repeating cross patterns. View of an industrial scene with mine facilities to the right and a harbor showing the loading of a ship to the left. At the top, the words “NOUVELLE CALÉDONIE” and “TRÉSORERIE DE NOUMÉA” are printed in black. The value is repeated three times in squares at the top corners and once in the center in a circle. At the bottom, the 6-digit banknote number is printed in black in a cartridge. A single combination of signatures in black with Le Gouverneur, Montchamp and The Paymaster, Blum. Description of the back: Background made up of floral shapes and a deer's head in the center. Above, “BON DE CAISSE (CASH VOUCHER)” and the Lorraine cross. On the right in a rectangle, the value in letters, "TREASURE" and "NOUMÉA". The article of the penal code is printed in black in a rectangle on the left. Below under the deer's head, the text in black: “Decree of January 29, 1943”. 200,000 issued notes.