1000 Francs Déesse Déméter, type 1942

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period French State (1940-1944)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1942-1944
Value 1000 Francs (1000)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 115 × 190 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-04-1945
References P# 102,
  • 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# 40
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

Statue of Demeter seated on the right with Hercules as a child on his knees. Provencal landscape with shepherd and goats on the left.

Lettering:
1000 BANQVE DE FRANCE 1000
MILLE
FRANCS

Engraver: Georges Hourriez

Designer: Lucien-Hector Jonas

Reverse

Statue of Mercury on the left. Representations of some of Hercules' works. On the right, Cerbère tamed by Hercules who offers Minerve the golden apples from the garden of the Hesperides. On the left, Dejanire takes the place of Atlas to support the World. In the background, port and city of Rouen.

Lettering:
1000 BANQVE DE FRANCE 1000
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

Engraver: Rita Dreyfus

Designer: Lucien-Hector Jonas

Watermark

1000 Francs (Déesse Déméter, type 1942) -  obverse

© CGB

Comments

Une combinaison de signataires :
a) René Favre-Gilly – Jacques Belin – Pierre Rousseau (du 28/05/42 au 20/01/44)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1942)  (fr) F.40/00Sp - spécimen, date 00.00-00-0000.00, alphabet 0.000 n°000 (perforé SPECIMEN)
1942  (fr) F.40/01, P#102 - 28-5-1942, alphabet 1-288
1942  1,000 (fr) F.40/01A1, P#102 - 28-5-1942, alphabet A.1, billet 1 - 1000
1942  (fr) F.40/02, P#102 - 11-6-1942, alphabet 289-576
1942  (fr) F.40/03, P#102 - 20-6-1942, alphabet 577-864
1942  (fr) F.40/04, P#102 - 13-8-1942, alphabet 865-1008
1942  (fr) F.40/05, P#102 - 20-8-1942, alphabet 1009-1152
1942  (fr) F.40/06, P#102 - 3-9-1942, alphabet 1153-1296
1942  (fr) F.40/07, P#102 - 24-9-1942, alphabet 1297-1440
1942  (fr) F.40/08, P#102 - 8-10-1942, alphabet 1441-1584
1942  (fr) F.40/09, P#102 - 22-10-1942, alphabet 1585-1728
1942  (fr) F.40/10, P#102 - 5-11-1942, alphabet 1729-1872
1942  (fr) F.40/11, P#102 - 19-11-1942, alphabet 1873-2016
1942  (fr) F.40/12, P#102 - 3-12-1942, alphabet 2017-2160
1942  (fr) F.40/13, P#102 - 10-12-1942, alphabet 2161-2304
1942  (fr) F.40/14, P#102 - 23-12-1942, alphabet 2305-2448
1943  (fr) F.40/15, P#102 - 7-1-1943, alphabet 2449-3024
1943  (fr) F.40/16, P#102 - 14-1-1943, alphabet 3025-3168
1943  (fr) F.40/17, P#102 - 28-1-1943, alphabet 3169-3744
1943  (fr) F.40/18, P#102 - 11-2-1943, alphabet 3745-4032
1943  (fr) F.40/19, P#102 - 18-2-1943, alphabet 4033-4320
1943  (fr) F.40/20, P#102 - 25-2-1943, alphabet 4321-4608
1943  (fr) F.40/21, P#102 - 8-4-1943, alphabet 4609-4896
1943  (fr) F.40/22, P#102 - 29-4-1943, alphabet 4897-5184
1943  (fr) F.40/23, P#102 - 6-5-1943, alphabet 5185-5472
1943  (fr) F.40/24, P#102 - 20-5-1943, alphabet 5473-5760
1943  (fr) F.40/25, P#102 - 27-5-1943, alphabet 5761-6048
1943  (fr) F.40/26, P#102 - 2-6-1943, alphabet 6049-6336
1943  (fr) F.40/27, P#102 - 17-6-1943, alphabet 6337-6624
1943  (fr) F.40/28, P#102 - 25-6-1943, alphabet 6625-6768
1943  (fr) F.40/29, P#102 - 8-7-1943, alphabet 6769-6912
1943  (fr) F.40/30, P#102 - 15-7-1943, alphabet 6913-7056
1943  (fr) F.40/31, P#102 - 22-7-1943, alphabet 7057-7344
1943  (fr) F.40/32, P#102 - 29-7-1943, alphabet 7345-7632
1943  (fr) F.40/33, P#102 - 19-8-1943, alphabet 7633-7920
1943  (fr) F.40/34, P#102 - 2-9-1943, alphabet 7921-8208
1943  (fr) F.40/35, P#102 - 23-9-1943, alphabet 8209-8496
1943  (fr) F.40/36, P#102 - 7-10-1943, alphabet 8497-8784
1943  (fr) F.40/37, P#102 - 21-10-1943, alphabet 8785-9360
1943  (fr) F.40/38, P#102 - 28-10-1943, alphabet 9361-9648
1943  (fr) F.40/39, P#102 - 4-11-1943, alphabet 9649-9936
1943  (fr) F.40/40, P#102 - 18-11-1943, alphabet 9937-10512
1943  (fr) F.40/41, P#102 - 25-11-1943, alphabet 10513-11088
1943  (fr) F.40/42, P#102 - 16-12-1943, alphabet 11089-11376
1944  (fr) F.40/43, P#102 - 20-1-1944, alphabet 11863-11868

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