About #9 - 500 francs Type 1875
New Caledonia. Bank of New Caledonia. Establishment of Noumea. 1874-1875 Issues. Dimensions: 150 x 100 mm. Watermark: No. Printer: Banque of France. Identical front and back printing in monochrome color. Description of the front: Background made up of arabesques, stylized leaves and the seal of the Banque de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, which can be found in a black medallion on the left. The value "500" is repeated in the lower corners. All banknotes are Series A. The serial number is printed on the lower left in black. In the center, the issuing institute “Établissement de Nouméa”, the decree “Issuance of Bank Notes Authorized by decree dated July 14, 1874”, the words “It will be paid on sight and to bearer” and the value “FIVE HUNDRED FRANCS In black letters. Below, the date of creation: Nouméa, on ... 18: the day, the month and the last two digits of the year are added by composter in black. Three handwritten signatures in black from the Director, Marchand and two Administrators, Chopart and Robert. Back side printed identically. Banknote not found but mentioned in the archives!