1000 Francs / 200 Ariary "Tsiranana"

1000 Francs / 200 Ariary ("Tsiranana") -  obverse1000 Francs / 200 Ariary ("Tsiranana") -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Madagascar
Period First Republic (1958-1975)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1962-1963
Value (200 MGA)
Currency Franc (1963-2004)
Composition Paper
Size 103 × 160 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 203797
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References P# 56
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

In the centre, portrait of President Philibert Tsiranana. On the left, people sailing a river with canoes full of goods, moutains on the background. On the right, women in a rice planting.

Lettering:
FAMOAHAMBOLAN'NY REPOBLICA MALAGASY
INSTITUT D'ÉMISSION MALGACHE
MILLE FRANCS
RAON-JATO ARIARY

Translation:
Publications of the Malagasy Republic
Malagasy Emission Institute
One thousand Francs
Two Hundreds Arary

Engraver: Pierrette Lambert

Reverse

Two oxen pull a cart. On the cart, a driver and two passengers. Rural landscape with mountains on background

Lettering:
INSTITUT D'ÉMISSION MALGACHE
FAMOAHAM-BOLAN'NY REPOBLICA MALAGASY
ROAN-JATO ARIARY

LA LOI PUNIT DES TRAVAUX FORCÉS A PERPÉTUITÉ TOUT CONTREFACTEUR DE MONNAIE
HELOHIN'NY LALANA HIASA AN TERIVOZONA MANDRAPAHFATINY NY MPANAO VOLA SANDOKA

Translation:
Malagasy Emission Institute
Publications of the Malagasy Republic
Two Hundreds Arary

The law punishes for force labor in perpetuity any counterfeitor of currency

Engraver: Marliat

Printer

Banque de France, France

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1962)  (fr) P-56s spécimen sans signature
ND (1962-1963)  500 000 (fr) P-56a sans signature
ND (1962-1963)  1 600 000 (fr) P-56b Miadana

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