Menu

50 Francs type 1926

Features

Country Madagascar
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1926-1950
Value 50 francs (50 MGG)
Currency Franc (1925-1945)
Composition Paper
Size 120 × 175 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 38
  • 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, Minerva seated holding her shield with her left hand, on the right, Vesta goddess of the domestic hearth seated. In the center at the bottom, the watermark in a round cartouche.

Lettering:
Banque de Madagascar
cinquante francs

Engravers: Léon Glaize, Jules Robert

Reverse

Bust of Demeter in front in the center, three cherubs offering him various fruit and flower cereals. In the background two planispheres representing the earth on the left and the constellations on the right. Article 139 of the penal code repeated in two rectangular cartridges to the right and to the left.

Comments

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1926)  (fr) P-38as spécimen Saurin/Dejouany
ND (1926)  (fr) P-38p epreuve sur grande marge
ND (1926-1937)  1,800,000 (fr) P-38a Saurin/Dejouany
ND (1937)  (fr) P-38bs spécimen Chaudin/Dejouany
ND (1937-1947)  10,800,000 (fr) P-38b Chaudin/Dejouany
ND (1947-1950)  17,100,000 (fr) Gonon/Dejouany

Get this banknote

No member from this site currently wants to exchange it.

Numista Rarity index: 94 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

» Buy banknotes from Madagascar

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Match past online sales
Banknotes Madagascar 50 Francs type 1926