100 francs Descartes type 1942

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period French State (1940-1944)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1942-1944 (1942-1945)
Value (100)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 92 × 160 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-04-1945
References P# 101,
  • 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# 27
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:
100 BANQUE DE FRANCE 100
CENT
FRANCS

Engraver: Emile Deloche

Designer: Lucien Hector Jonas

Reverse

Lettering:
100 BANQUE DE FRANCE 100
L'ART 139 DU CODE PENAL PUNIT
DES TRAVAUX FORCES CEUX QUI AURONT
CONTREFAIT OU FALSIFIE LES BILLETS DE
BANQUES AUTORISES PAR LA LOI, AINSI QUE
CEUX QUI AURONT FAIT USAGE DE CES
BILLETS CONTREFAITS OU FALSIFIES.

Engraver: Emile Deloche

Designer: Lucien Hector Jonas

Watermark

100 francs Descartes (type 1942) -  obverse

© CGB

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1942)  (fr) F.27/00Sp - spécimen, date 0.00-00-0000.0, alphabet 0.000 n°00000 (perforé SPECIMEN)
1942  (fr) F.27/01, P#101 - 15-5-1942, alphabet 1-24
1942  (fr) F.27/01A1, P#101 - 15-5-1942, alphabet A.1, billet 1 - 100 000
1942  (fr) F.27/02, P#101 - 13-8-1942, alphabet 25-48
1943  (fr) F.27/03, P#101 - 7-1-1943, alphabet 49-72
1944  (fr) F.27/04, P#101 - 6-1-1944, alphabet 73-84
1944  (fr) F.27/05, P#101 - 23-3-1944, alphabet 85-96
1944  (fr) F.27/06, P#101 - 20-7-1944, alphabet 97-104
1944  (fr) F.27/07, P#101 - 28-9-1944, alphabet 105-112
1944  (fr) F.27/08, P#101 - 12-10-1944, alphabet 113-120
ND (1945)  (fr) F.27/09E - épreuve (avec filigrane, sans numérotation)
ND (1945)  (fr) F.27/10E - épreuve verso (avec filigrane)

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