5 Francs - blue, black denomination type 1871 overloaded

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1873
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# 01ter
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 the pedestal to the right and left of the banknote, in blue. Value in black in the center. Date with the 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


F.01ter/01 - November 14, alphabet 3141-3150 (in part), sign of the sagittarius above the capricorn


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

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1873-Nov-14  90,000 F.01ter/01, P# 60 - alphabet 3141-3150 (in part), sign of the sagittarius above the capricorn

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