200 Francs - Montesquieu type 1981 modifié

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1994
Value 200 Francs (200 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 92 × 172 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 03-31-1998
References P# 155,
  • 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# 70/2
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

Portrait of Montesquieu (1989 –1755), his coat of arms, an allegorical representation of the law and the imaginary coat of arms of justice.

Lettering:
BANQVE DE FRANCE // 200

DEVX CENT FRANCS

Engraver: Jacques Jubert

Designer: Pierrette Lambert

Reverse

The identically inverted portrait of Montesquieu on the front, motifs evoking two of his works: a statue of Scylla, a character reading his "The Persian Letters" and the background consisting of a Persian decor; Château de La Brède, his birthplace.

Lettering:
200 // 200

BANQVE
DE FRANCE

Engraver: Henri Renaud

Designer: Pierrette Lambert

Watermark

200 Francs - Montesquieu (type 1981 modifié) -  obverse

© CGB

Comments

Filigrane : Montesquieu (reprise du portrait imprimé).

Type 1981 adapté 1995
Une combinaison de signataires :
f) Didier Bruneel – Jean Bonnardin – Claude Vigie (1994)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1994  100% (fr) F.70/2/01, P#155f - alphabet 155-167
1994  0% (fr) F.70/2/02, P#155f - alphabet 168
1994  1,000,000 0% (fr) F.70/2/02a, P#155f - alphabet U.168

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