50 Francs

Features

Issuer Democratic Republic of the Congo
King Belgian Congo › Leopold III (1934-1951)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1943-1952
Value 50 Francs (50)
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 201819
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References P# 16
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Black on multicolor underprint. Woman at right.

Lettering:
BANQUE DU CONGO BELGE
SERIE SERIE
EMISSION
SERIE SERIE
CINQUANTE FRANCS
PAYABLE A VUE
L'ADMINISTRATEUR DELEGUE DE AFGEVAARIDGE BEHEERDER
LE GOUVERNEUR
DE GUVERNEUR
LA LOI PUNIT LE CONTREFACTEUR DES TRAVAUX FORCES
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY

Reverse

Leopard at centre.

Lettering:
BANK VAN BELGISCH CONGO
UITGIFTE
VIJFTIG FRANK
BETAALBAAR OP ZICHT
DE NAMAKER WORT DOOR DE WET MET DWANGARBREID GESTRAFT
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY

Printer

American Banknote Corporation (American Bank Note Company), Ottawa,New York, United States (1795-date)

Comments

Without watermark.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
 ?  P#16s Specimen. Like a, c, d, f, g, h, i, j. Punch hole canceled.
ND (1943)  P#16a Serial number repeated five times. Without EMISSION overprint. Series A,B.
ND (1943)  P#16b Serial number repeated 4 times. Overprint: EMISSION-1943. Series C
ND (1945)  P#16c Overprint: EMISSION 1945. Series D
ND (1946)  P#16d Overprint: EMISSION 1946. Series E
ND (1947)  P#16e Overprint: EMISSION 1947. Series F
ND (1948)  P#16f Overprint: EMISSION 1948. Series G,H.
ND (1949)  P#16g Overprint: EMISSION 1949. Series I, J, K, L.
ND (1950)  P#16h Overprint: EMISSION 1950. Series M, N, O, P.
ND (1951)  P#16i Overprint: EMISSION 1951. Series Q, R, S, T.
ND (1952)  P#16j Overprint: EMISSION 1952. Series U, V.

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