10 Francs

10 Francs -  obverse10 Francs -  reverse

© G.IG.

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1963-1973
Value 10 francs (10 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 80 × 145 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-2003
References P# 147,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.
Fay# 62
Claude Fayette, Jean-Marc Dessal; 2014. La Cote des Billets de la Banque de France et du Trésor. Numismatique & Change, Revigny-sur-Ornain, France. ISBN 9782350581514 .

Obverse

In the foreground a portrait of Voltaire after an engraving by Vivant Denon, in the background the Tuileries Palace (after a painting by François Raguenet) as he could see it from the apartment where he died.

Lettering:
10 BANQUE DE FRANCE 10
1802702489
DIX FRANCS
LE CONTROLEUR GAL LE CAISSIER GAL
LE SECRETAIRE GAL
02489 A.2-12-1971.A. C.722

Engraver: Robert Armanelli

Designer: Jean Lefeuvre

Reverse

In the foreground a portrait identical to that of the front but inverted; in the background, an illustration of the castle of Cirey where Voltaire lived from 1733 to 1740.

Lettering:
10 BANQUE DE FRANCE 10
L'ARTICLE 139 DU CODE PÉNAL PUNIT DE LA RÉ-
CLUSION CRIMINELLE A PERPETUITE CEUX QUI
AURONT CONTREFAIT OU FALSIFIE LES BILLETS
DE BANQUE AUTORISÉS PAR LA LOI. AINSI QUE
CEUX QUI AURONT FAIT USAGE DE CES BILLETS
CONTREFAITS OU FALSIFIES. CEUX QUI LES AU-
RONT INTRODUITS EN FRANCE SERONT PUNIS
DE LA MÊME PEINE.

Translation:
10 Bank of France 10
Article 139 of the Punit Criminal Code of the -
The criminal system has to punish those who
Will counterfeit or falsify banknotes as authorized by law as well as those who have used these banknotes that are counterfeit or falsified.
These people will be punished in France.

Engraver: Gilbert Poilliot

Designer: Jean Lefeuvre

Watermark

10 Francs -  obverse

© CGB

Comments

10 francs Voltaire (type 1963)
Four Combinations of Signatures:
a) Pol Gargam – Gaston Goüin d’Ambrières – RaoulTondu (du 04/01/63 au 02/12/65)

b) Pol Gargam – Hubert Morant – Raoul Tondu (du 06/01/66 au 06/04/67)

c) Hubert Morant - Gilbert Bouchet - Raoul Tondu (du 06/07/67 au 04/02/71)

d) Hubert Morant – Gilbert Bouchet – Pierre Vergnes (du 36/06/71 au 06/12/73)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1963)  0.9% F.62/00Spn - P147s - spécimen, date O.0-0-0000.O, alphabet O.0 n°00000 (perforé SPECIMEN, surcharge numérotée)
1963-Jan-4  12,500,000 1.4% F.62/01 - P147a - alphabet 1-5
1963-Jan-4  100,000 0.5% F.62/01A1 - P147a -alphabet A.1, numéro 1-100 000
1963-Apr-4  12,500,000 0% F.62/02 - P147a - alphabet 6-10
1963-Jul-11  30,000,000 0.5% F.62/03 - P147a - alphabet 11-22
1963-Oct-10  30,000,000 0.9% F.62/04 - P147a - alphabet 23-34
1963-Nov-7  40,000,000 1.4% F.62/05 - P147a - alphabet 35-50
1963-Dec-5  30,000,000 0.9% F.62/06 - P147a - alphabet 51-62
1964-Jan-2  12,500,000 0% F.62/07 - P147a - alphabet 63-67
1964-Feb-6  40,000,000 1.4% F.62/08 - P147a - alphabet 68-83
1964-Jun-4  40,000,000 0.5% F.62/09 - P147a - alphabet 84-99
1964-Aug-6  12,500,000 1.9% F.62/10 - P147a - alphabet 100-104
1964-Oct-1  30,000,000 1.9% F.62/11 - P147a - alphabet 105-116
1965-Jan-8  15,000,000 1.4% F.62/12 - P147a - alphabet 117-122
1965-Feb-4  40,000,000 3% F.62/13 - P147a - alphabet 123-138
1965-Apr-1  40,000,000 0.5% F.62/14 - P147a - alphabet 139-154
1965-Jun-3  40,000,000 0.5% F.62/15 - P147a - alphabet 155-170
1965-Oct-7  40,000,000 0.5% F.62/16 - P147a - alphabet 171-186
1965-Nov-5  30,000,000 1.4% F.62/17 - P147a - alphabet 187-198
1965-Dec-2  30,000,000 0.9% F.62/18 - P147a - alphabet 199-210
1966-Jan-6  30,000,000 1.4% F.62/19 - P147b - alphabet 211-217
1966-Feb-3  17,500,000 4% F.62/20 - P147b - alphabet 218-233
1966-Mar-3  40,000,000 3% F.62/21 - P147b - alphabet 234-249
1966-Jul-7  30,000,000 1.4% F.62/22 - P147b - alphabet 250-261
1966-Nov-4  40,000,000 1.4% F.62/23 - P147b - alphabet 262-277
1967-Jan-5  52,500,000 4% F.62/24 - P147b - alphabet 278-298
1967-Mar-2  40,000,000 5% F.62/25 - P147b - alphabet 299-314
1967-Apr-6  50,000,000 3% F.62/26 - P147b - alphabet 315-334
1967-Jul-6  22,500,000 0.5% F.62/27 - P147c - alphabet 335-343
1967-Sep-7  40,000,000 3% F.62/28 - P147c - alphabet 344-359
1967-Nov-2  25,000,000 1.4% F.62/29 - P147c - alphabet 360-369
1967-Dec-7  40,000,000 3% F.62/30 - P147c - alphabet 370-385
1968-Jan-4  30,000,000 2% F.62/31 - P147c - alphabet 386-397
1968-Apr-4  30,000,000 1.4% F.62/32 - P147c - alphabet 398-409
1968-Jul-4  30,000,000 1.9% F.62/33 - P147c - alphabet 410-421
1968-Sep-5  30,000,000 1.4% F.62/34 - P147c - alphabet 422-433
1968-Nov-7  40,000,000 3% F.62/35 - P147c - alphabet 434-449
1969-Jan-2  40,000,000 3% F.62/36 - P147c - alphabet 450-465
1969-Mar-6  40,000,000 3% F.62/37 - P147c - alphabet 466-481
1969-May-8  40,000,000 4% F.62/38 - P147c - alphabet 482-497
1969-Aug-7  40,000,000 2% F.62/39 - P147c - alphabet 498-513
1969-Nov-6  40,000,000 1.9% F.62/40 - P147c - alphabet 514-529
1970-Jan-8  40,000,000 0.5% F.62/41 - P147c - alphabet 530-545
1970-Feb-5  40,000,000 3% F.62/42 - P147c - alphabet 546-561
1970-Mar-5  40,000,000 2% F.62/43 - P147c - alphabet 562-577
1970-May-8  40,000,000 4% F.62/44 - P147c - alphabet 578-593
1970-Jul-2  40,000,000 1.9% F.62/45 - P147c - alphabet 594-609
1970-Sep-3  40,000,000 1.9% P-147c.20 - 3-9-1970, alphabet 610-625
1970-Nov-5  40,000,000 1.9% F.62/47 - P147c - alphabet 626-641
1971-Jan-8  40,000,000 5% F.62/48 - P147c - alphabet 642-657
1971-Feb-4  40,000,000 3% F.62/49 - P147c - alphabet 658-673
1971-Jun-3  40,000,000 5% F.62/50 - P147d - alphabet 674-689
1971-Sep-2  40,000,000 1.4% F.62/51 - P147d - alphabet 690-705
1971-Nov-5  40,000,000 3% F.62/46 - P147c - alphabet 610-625
1971-Dec-2  40,000,000 5% F.62/53 - P147d - alphabet 722-737
1972-Feb-3  40,000,000 4% F.62/54 - P147d - alphabet 738-753
1972-Mar-2  40,000,000 1.4% F.62/55 - P147d - alphabet 754-769
1972-Jun-1  40,000,000 3% F.62/56 - P147d - alphabet 770-785, datés du 1-06 mais prévus pour le 4-05.
1972-Jun-1  32,500,000 3% F.62/57 - P147d - alphabet 786-798
1972-Sep-4  60,000,000 4% F.62/58 - P147d - alphabet 799-822
1972-Dec-7  60,000,000 5% F.62/59 - P147d - alphabet 823-846
1973-Jan-4  60,000,000 3% F.62/60 - P147d - alphabet 847-870
1973-Apr-5  40,000,000 4% F.62/61 - P147d - alphabet 871-886
1973-Jun-7  10,000,000 1.4% F.62/62 - P147d - alphabet 887-890
1973-Aug-2  40,000,000 6% F.62/63 - P147d - alphabet 891-914
1973-Nov-8  60,000,000 6% F.62/64 - P147d - alphabet 939-961
1973-Dec-6  57,500,000 4% F.62/65 - P147d - alphabet 939-961

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