5 Francs - Blue, denomination black, type 1871

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1871-1874
Value 5 Francs (5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 80 × 125 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 60,
  • 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# 01
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

Two statues on pedestal to the right and left of the banknote, in blue. Value in black in the center. Date with zodiac sign

Lettering:
BANQUE de FRANCE
CINQ
FRANCS

Translation:
Bank of France
FIVE
FRANCS

Engraver: Paul Dujardin

Paul Dujardin, born Paul Rodolphe Joseph Dujardin on 13 June 1843 in Lille and died on 7 November 1913 in Paris, was a French photographer and heliographer.

Designer: Charles Camille Chazal

Charles Camille Chazal, a French painter, and son of Antoine Chazal, was born in Paris in 1825. He studied under Drolling and Picot, and entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1842. His 'Institution of the Eucharist,' painted in 1863, is in the church of St. Louis-en-l'Ile at Paris. He died in 1875.

Reverse

Allegories of Science, Agriculture and Commerce at the Center

Engraver: Paul Dujardin

Paul Dujardin, born Paul Rodolphe Joseph Dujardin on 13 June 1843 in Lille and died on 7 November 1913 in Paris, was a French photographer and heliographer.

Designer: Charles Camille Chazal

Charles Camille Chazal, a French painter, and son of Antoine Chazal, was born in Paris in 1825. He studied under Drolling and Picot, and entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1842. His 'Institution of the Eucharist,' painted in 1863, is in the church of St. Louis-en-l'Ile at Paris. He died in 1875.

Comments

Without watermark

One combination of signatures :
a) A.Mignot - Marsaud


Explanation on banknote

Alphabets: 1 to 3400, three-digit number
The letter W is used to replace faulty tickets. It is sometimes printed after the Z.
The letter I isn't used.

World Paper Money does not distinguish between type 1871 and overloaded type 1871.

Zodiac signs on banknotes

January / Aquarius
February / Pisces
Mars / Aries
April / Taurus
May / Gemini
June / Cancer
July / Lion
August / Virgo
September / Libra
October / Scorpion
November / Sagittarius
December / Capricorn

See also

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1871-Dec  F.01/01, P#60 - December, alphabet 1-25
1872-Jan  F.01/02, P#60 - January, alphabet 26-150
1872-Feb  F.01/03, P#60 - February, alphabet 151-225
1872-Mar  F.01/04, P#60 - Mars, alphabet 226-300
1872-Apr  F.01/05, P#60 - April, alphabet 301-350
1872-May  F.01/06, P#60 - May, alphabet 351-525
1872-Jun  F.01/07, P#60 - June, alphabet 526-700
1872-Jul  F.01/08, P#60 - July, alphabet 701-800
1872-Aug  F.01/09, P#60 - August, alphabet 801-900
1872-Sep  F.01/10, P#60 - September, alphabet 901-1050
1872-Oct  F.01/11, P#60 - October, alphabet 1051-1275
1872-Nov  F.01/12, P#60 - November, alphabet 1276-1475
1872-Dec  F.01/13, P#60 - December, alphabet 1476-1600
1872-Dec-2  F.01/13EC - essay dated December 2, without numbering
1873-Jan  F.01/14, P#60 - January, alphabet 1601-1850
1873-Feb  F.01/15, P#60 - February, alphabet 1851-2000
1873-Mar  F.01/16, P#60 - Mars, alphabet 2001-2250
1873-Apr  F.01/17, P#60 - April, alphabet 2251-2450
1873-May  F.01/18, P#60 - May, alphabet 2451-2650
1873-Jun  F.01/19, P#60 - June, alphabet 2651-2800
1873-Jul  F.01/20, P#60 - July, alphabet 2801-2975
1873-Aug  F.01/21, P#60 - August, alphabet 2976-3050
1873-Sep  F.01/22, P#60 - September, alphabet 3051-3100
1873-Nov  F.01/23, P#60 - November, alphabet 3101-3200
1873-Dec  F.01/24, P#60 - December, alphabet 3201-3300
1874-Jan  F.01/25, P#60 - January, alphabet 3301-3400

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