A 5 francs RCFTO Type 1923 note is currently for sale on ebay (eBay item number: #313373284550). The banknote is numbered A.1 - 001.492 and is, in our opinion, in VG grade. However, this is the smallest known number for the Type. The sale ends in two days ... January 17, 2021 at 9:43 PM!

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Technical characteristics

  • References: Pick: # R6, Pirot: # JP-135.6, Rosenberg: (2018) # RPR-61 and soon Hénon: # HEN.06 (1).
  • Colors: dark blue, red and gray-brown.
  • Date issued: 1923.
  • Quantity issued: 1,616,000 copies, or 8,080,000 francs.
  • Banknotes not returned: 52,816 copies ≈ 3.27%.
  • Watermark: None.
  • Format (in millimeters): 135 x 88 mm.


Numizon inventory

115 copies of the 5 francs Type 1923 are currently listed in our database, but the series A.1 is only known to 6 copies:

SeriesNumberGrade
A.1001,492VG
A.1032,767VF
A.1035,614VF
A.1052,346VG
A.1057,272F
A.1059,218F



Notes

(1) "The prices quotes of the R.C.F.T.O banknotes" by Yann-Noël Hénon (to be published in 2021).