500 francs Chateaubriand type 1945

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Provisional Government of the French Republic (1944-1946)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1945-1953
Value (500)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 92 × 141 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 10-12-1954
References P# 129,
  • 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# 34
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

Lettering:
500 | 500
CINQ
CENTS
FRANCS
BANQVE
DE
FRANCE

Engraver: André Marliat

Designer: Eugène-Robert Pougheon

Reverse

Lettering:
500 | 500
BANQVE
DE
FRANCE
L'ART. 139 DU CODE
PENAL PUNIT DES TRA-
VAUX FORCES CEUX
QUI AURONT CONTRE-
FAIT OU FALSIFIE LES
BILLETS DE BANQUES
AUTORISES PAR LA
LOI, AINSI QUE CEUX
QUI AURONT FAIT USAGE
DE CES BILLETS CON-
TREFAITS OU FALSIFIES
CINQ
CENTS
FRANCS

Engraver: Robert Armanelli

Designer: Eugène-Robert Pougheon

Watermark

500 francs Chateaubriand (type 1945) -  obverse

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1945)  (fr) F.34/00Ed - épreuve, date O.00-00-0000.O, alphabet O.000 n°00000 (perforé et surchargé SPECIMEN, sans filigrane)
ND (1945)  (fr) F.34/00S - spécimen, date O.00-0-0000.O, alphabet O.000 n°00000 (sans perforation)
ND (1945)  (fr) F.34/00Sp - spécimen, date O.00-0-0000.O, alphabet O.000 n°00000 (perforé SPECIMEN)
ND (1945)  (fr) F.34/00Spn1, date O.0-00-0000.O, alphabet O.000 n°00000 (perforé SPECIMEN, surcharge numérotée)
ND (1945)  (fr) F.34/00Spn2 - spécimen, date O.00-00-0000.O, alphabet O.000 n°00000 (perforé SPECIMEN, surcharge numérotée)
1945  (fr) F.34/01, P#129a - 19-7-1945, alphabet 1-24
1945  100,000 (fr) F.34/01A1, P#129a - 19-7-1945, alphabet A.1, billet 1 - 100 000
1945  (fr) F.34/02, P#129a - 6-9-1945, alphabet 25-36
1945  (fr) F.34/03, P#129a - 7-11-1945, alphabet 37-60
1946  (fr) F.34/04, P#129a - 7-2-1946, alphabet 61-72
1946  (fr) F.34/05, P#129a - 28-3-1946, alphabet 73-84
1946  (fr) F.34/06, P#129a - 12-9-1946, alphabet 85-96
1947  (fr) F.34/07, P#129a - 9-1-1947, alphabet 97-102
1948  (fr) F.34/08, P#129b - 13-5-1948, alphabet 103-108
1952  (fr) F.34/09, P#129c - 3-7-1952, alphabet 109-114
1952  (fr) F.34/10, P#129c - 4-9-1952, alphabet 115-126
1953  (fr) F.34/11, P#129c - 2-1-1952, alphabet 127-138
1953  (fr) F.34/12, P#129c - 4-6-1952, alphabet 139-144
1953  (fr) F.34/13, P#129c - 2-7-1952, alphabet 145-146
1953  (fr) F.34/13a, P#129c - 2-7-1952, alphabet 147-150

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