5000 Francs Victoire, type 1934 modifié, taille douce

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1938
Value 5000 Francs (5000)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 125 × 230 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-04-1945
References P# 91,
  • 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# 45
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

Personification of France in the center by a young woman with the laurel head, in profile, holding an olive branch and a winged statuette of victory. Crown made of olive leaves symbolizing Peace. Wheat ears, oak and olive leaves.

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

Engravers: Jules Piel, Rita Dreyfus

Designer: Sébastien Laurent

Reverse

Personification of France in the center by a young woman with the laurel head, in profile, holding an olive branch and a winged statuette of victory. Wheat ears, oak and olive leaves. Winged helmet at the top.

Lettering:
5000 | 5000
BANQUE
DE
FRANCE
BDF
L'ARTICLE 139 DU CODE PENAL PUNIT
DES TRAVAUX 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

Engravers: Jules Piel, Rita Dreyfus

Designer: Sébastien Laurent

Watermark

5000 Francs (Victoire, type 1934 modifié, taille douce) -  obverse

© CGB

Comments

Type 1934 adapté 1938
"LE CAISSIER GÉNÉRAL" remplace "LE CAISSIER PRINCIPAL" (à partir de l'alphabet 37 daté du 13 octobre 1938).

Une combinaison de signataires
a) René Favre-Gilly – Henri de Bletterie – Pierre Rousseau (13/10/38)

See also

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1938)  (fr) F.45/00Sp - spécimen, date O.00-00-0000.O, alphabet O.00 n°000 (perforé SPECIMEN)
1938  (fr) F.45/01, P#91 - 13-10-1938, alphabet 37-60

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