About #36 - 5 francs type 1926
New Caledonia. Bank of Indochina. 1926-1940 Issues. Work by Charles Walhain (Fec.) and engraving by Émile Deloche (Sc.). Dimensions: 149 x 93 mm. The note is undated. Watermark: Native head in profile. Material: Paper. Printer: Banque of France. Polychrome front and back printing predominantly brown, light green and orange. Description of the front: Texts in French. Light green 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 green cartouche. 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 penal code is printed on three lines in an orange cartridge in the center of the lower edge. Values in letters and numbers printed in brown and "NOUMÉA" in black in the center. The numbering and alphabet are printed in black in cartridges and repeated at the top and bottom in the frame. Two combinations of signatures: a) The Director and One Administrator, b) The Chairman and the Managing Director. Description of the back: Ornamental frame made up of repeating floral shapes. At the center of the upper edge, the wording "BANQUE DE L'INDO-CHINE" printed in a light green cartouche. Article 139 of the penal code is printed in brown in the center between the two medallions, the one on the right of which contains the value "5" in a very large number. 2,215,000 issued notes. 677 239 banknotes were still in circulation in March 1967.