5000 Francs Terre et Mer, type 1949

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Fourth Republic (1946-1958)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1949-1957
Value 5000 Francs (5000)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 110 × 170 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-18-1967
References P# 131,
  • 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# 48
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

Pomone and Amphitrite in the center holding respectively a cornucopia, a seashell and a trident. Land landscape on the left and sea landscape on the right. Plants, flowers and fruits.

Lettering:
5000 | BANQUE DE FRANCE | 5000
CINQ MILLE FRANCS

Engravers: Georges Beltrand, Jules Piel

Designer: Sébastien Laurent

Reverse

Mercury and Minerva in the center. Plants, flowers and fruits. Factory in the background on the right.

Lettering:
5000 | 5000
BANQUE
DE
FRANCE
L'ARTICLE 129 DU CODE PENAL PUNIT DES TRA-
VAUX FORCES CEUX QUI AURONT CONTREFAIT OU
FALSIFIE DES BILLETS DE BANQUES AUTORISES
PAR LA LOI, AINSI QUE CEUX QUI AURONT FAIT
USAGE DE CES BILLETS CONTREFAITS OU FALSIFIES.

Engraver: Camille Beltrand

Designer: Sébastien Laurent

Watermark

5000 Francs (Terre et Mer, type 1949) -  obverse

© CGB

Comments

Quatre combinaisons de signataires :
a) Pol Gargam – Pierre Rousseau – Jacques Belin (du 10/03/49 au 03/11/49)

b) Pol Gargam – Jacques Cormier – Jacques Belin (du 01/02/51 au 05/04/51)

c) Pol Gargam – Gaston Goüin d’Ambrières – Jacques Belin (du 16/08/51 au 06/12/56)

d) Pol Gargam – Paul Favre-Gilly – Gaston Goüin d’Ambrières ( du 07/03/57 au 07/11/57)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1949)  (fr) F.48/00Ed1 - épreuve, date O.00-0-0000.O, alphabet O.0 n°00000 (perforé et surchargé SPECIMEN, sans filigrane)
ND (1949)  (fr) F.48/00Ed2 - épreuve, date O.00-0-0000.O, alphabet O.000 n°00000 (sans filigrane, perforé ou non)
ND (1949)  (fr) F.48/00Sp - spécimen, date O.00-0-0000.O, alphabet O.000 n°00000 (perforé SPECIMEN)
ND (1949)  (fr) F.48/00Spn - spécimen, date O.00-0-0000.O, alphabet O.000 n°00000 (perforé SPECIMEN, surcharge numérotée)
1949  (fr) F.48/01, P#131a - 10-3-1949, alphabet 1-24
1949  100,000 (fr) F.48/01A1, P#131a - 10-3-1949, alphabet A.1, billet 1 - 100 000
1949  (fr) F.48/02, P#131a - 3-11-1949, alphabet 25-37
1951  (fr) F.48/03, P#131b - 1-2-1951, alphabet 38-49
1951  (fr) F.48/04, P#131b - 5-4-1951, alphabet 50-67
1951  (fr) F.48/05, P#131c - 16-8-1951, alphabet 68-85
1952  (fr) F.48/06, P#131c - 7-2-1952, alphabet 86-103
1952  (fr) F.48/07, P#131c - 2-10-1952, alphabet 104-115
1953  (fr) F.48/08, P#131c - 2-1-1953, alphabet 116-133
1953  (fr) F.48/09, P#131c - 2-7-1953, alphabet 134-139
1953  (fr) F.48/10, P#131c - 3-12-1953, alphabet 140-145
1956  (fr) F.48/11, P#131c - 1-3-1956, alphabet 146-151
1956  (fr) F.48/12, P#131c - 6-12-1956, alphabet 152-154
1957  (fr) F.48/13, P#131d - 7-3-1957, alphabet 155-157
1957  (fr) F.48/14, P#131d - 2-5-1957, alphabet 158-163
1957  (fr) F.48/15, P#131d - 6-6-1957, alphabet 164-169
1957  (fr) F.48/16, P#131d - 4-7-1957, alphabet 170-175
1957  (fr) F.48/17, P#131d - 3-10-1957, alphabet 176-181
1957  (fr) F.48/18, P#131d - 7-11-1957, alphabet 182 (lettre A et B en partie)

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