100 Francs Delacroix

Features

Issuer France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1978
Value 100 Francs (100 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 85 × 160 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 01-01-2009
Number N# 203982
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References P# 153,
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.
Fay# 68
Claude Fayette, Jean-Marc Dessal; 2014. La Cote des Billets de la Banque de France et du Trésor. Numismatique & Change, Revigny-sur-Ornain, France.

Obverse

Portrait of Eugène Delacroix in the center with palette and brushes. Right, detail of the painting "Liberty guiding the people". Above the number: three black dots in relief for the blind.

Lettering:
CENT | EUGÈNE DELACROIX | 100
FRANCS
LE SECRÉTAIRE GAL | LE CONTROLEUR GAL

LE CAISSIER GAL
BANQUE DE FRANCE

Engraver: Henri Renaud

Designer: Lucien Fontanarosa

Reverse

Bust of Delacroix, a quill pen in hand. In the background, Place Furstenberg in Paris, which opened the painter's workshop.

Lettering:
100

BANQUE DE FRANCE

Engraver: Jacques Jubert

Designer: Lucien Fontanarosa

Watermark

100 Francs (Delacroix) -  obverse

© CGB

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1978  0% (fr) F.68/00Spn, P#153s - spécimen, alphabet O.0, n°000000 (perforé SPECIMEN, surcharge numérotée)
1978  42% (fr) F.68/01, P#153a - alphabet 1
1978  1 000 000 25% (fr) F.68/01A1, P#153a - alphabet A.1, billet 1 - 1 000 000
1978  17% (fr) F.68/02, P#153a - alphabet 2 (avec F.69)
1978  25% (fr) F.68/03, P#153a - alphabet 3 (avec F.69)
1978  0% (fr) F.68/04, P#153a - alphabet 4 (avec F.69)

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