5 Francs Pasteur, type 1966

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1966-1970
Value 5 Francs (5 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 75 × 140 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 11-01-1972
References P# 146,
  • 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# 61
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

Bust of Louis Pasteur on the left. Right, the Pasteur Institute. Plant motifs, grape clusters.

Lettering:
5 BANQUE DE FRANCE 5
CINQ FRANCS

Engraver: Gilbert Poilliot

Designer: Pierrette Lambert

Reverse

Bust of Louis Pasteur on the right. Statue of the shepherd Jupille on the left. In the background, test tubes, microscope and various scientific instruments. Rabbits, sheep and roosters in the corners.

Lettering:
5 BANQUE DE FRANCE 5
L'ARTICLE 129 DU CODE PENAL PUNIT DE LA RECLUSION CRIMINELLE A PERPETUITE CEUX QUI AURONT CONTREFAIT OU FALSIFIE DES BILLETS DE BANQUE AUTORISES PAR LA LOI,
AINSI QUE CEUX QUI AURONT FAIT USAGE DE CES BILLETS CONTREFAITS OU FALSIFIES.
CEUX QUI LES AURONT INTRODUITS EN FRANCE SERONT PUNIS DE LA MÊME PEINE.

Engraver: Henri Renaud

Designer: Pierrette Lambert

Watermark

5 Francs (Pasteur, type 1966) -  obverse

© CGB

Comments

5 francs Pasteur (type 1966)
Deux combinaisons de signataires :
a) Pol Gargam – Raoul Tondu - Hubert Morant (du 05/05/66 au 04/11/66)

b) Hubert Morant - Raoul Tondu - Gilbert Bouchet (du 05/05/67 au 08/01/70)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1966)  1.4% (fr) F.61/00Ec - P146s - épreuve sans signatures sur papier fiduciaire, sans filigrane
ND (1966)  0% (fr) F.61/00Ed - P146s - épreuve, date O.00-00-0000.O (perforé SPECIMEN, sans filigrane)
ND (1966)  0% (fr) F.61/00Spn - P146s - spécimen (perforé SPECIMEN, avec surcharge numérotée)
1966  15% (fr) F.61/01 - P146a - 5-5-1966, alphabet 1-12
1966  100,000 3% (fr) F.61/01A1 - P146a - 5-5-1966, alphabet A.1, billet 1 - 100 000
1966  11% (fr) F.61/02 - P146a - 7-7-1966, alphabet 13-24
1966  6% (fr) F.61/03 - P146a - 1-9-1966, alphabet 25-36
1966  8% (fr) F.61/04 - P146a - 4-11-1966, alphabet 37-48
1967  11% (fr) F.61/05 - P146b - 5-5-1967, alphabet 49-60
1967  12% (fr) F.61/06 - P146b - 7-12-1967, alphabet 61-72
1968  4% (fr) F.61/07 - P146b - 4-4-1968, alphabet 73-78
1968  9% (fr) F.61/08 - P146b - 1-8-1968, alphabet 79-84
1969  14% (fr) F.61/09 - P146b - 6-2-1969, alphabet 85-96
1969  17% (fr) F.61/10 - P146b - 5-6-1969, alphabet 97-108
1969  8% (fr) F.61/11 - P146b - 4-9-1969, alphabet 109-114
1970  16% (fr) F.61/12 - P146b - 8-1-1970, alphabet 115-127

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