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1000 francs "Chazal" 1926

Features

Country Madagascar
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1926-
Value 1000 francs (1000 MGG)
Currency Franc (1925-1945)
Size 132 × 220 mm
Demonetized Yes
References P# 42
  • 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.

Obverse

On the left, allegory of Industry and Agriculture on the right standing on two bases in which are inscribed article 139 of the penal code, a bas-relief representing scene of the ancient life, joins the two bases. Safety fund consisting of a fruit bowl and two medallions representing Ceres and Mercury.

Lettering:
Banque de Madagascar
mille francs

Engravers: Chazal, Wiesener

Reverse

A central cartouche held by olive branches in which the face value is inscribed in red, framed by two statues. Two oval cartridges on either side of the note receiving the watermarks. Two dragons support everything.

Lettering: 1000

Engravers: Chazal, Duval, Dujardin

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1926)  100,000 (fr) P-26 Saurin-Dejouany
ND (1926)  (fr) P-26p épreuve non filigranée avec signatures

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Banknotes Madagascar 1000 francs "Chazal" 1926