100 francs Luc Olivier Merson type 1906 avec grands cartouches

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1923-1937
Value (100)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 112 × 182 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-04-1945
References P# 78,
  • 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# 24
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:
BANQUE DE FRANCE
CENT FRANCS
PAYABLES EN ESPECES, A VUE, AU PORTEUR

Engravers: Frédéric Florian, César Romagnol

Designer: Luc Olivier Merson

Luc-Olivier Merson (21 May 1846 – 13 November 1920) was a French academic painter and illustrator also known for his postage stamp and currency designs.

Reverse

Lettering:
BANQUE DE FRANCE | BANQUE DE FRANCE
100 FR
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

Engravers: Frédéric Florian, César Romagnol

Designer: Luc Olivier Merson

Luc-Olivier Merson (21 May 1846 – 13 November 1920) was a French academic painter and illustrator also known for his postage stamp and currency designs.

Watermark

100 francs Luc Olivier Merson (type 1906 avec grands cartouches) -  obverse

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1923)  0% (fr) F.24/00Ec - épreuve (sans filigrane, sans numéro, sans signature)
1923  0% (fr) F.24/01, P#78a - 29-11 / 29-12-1923, alphabet 10000-10116
1924  1.0% (fr) F.24/02, P#78a - 2-1 / 31-12-1924, alphabet 10117-11632
1925  1.9% (fr) F.24/03, P#78a - 2-1 / 31-12-1925, alphabet 11633-13380
1926  1.9% (fr) F.24/04, P#78a - 4-1 / 26-6-1926, alphabet 13381-14664
1926  3% (fr) F.24/05, P#78b - 1-7 / 31-12-1926, alphabet 14665-16488
1926  0% (fr) F.24/05Sp - spécimen, date E.1-7-1926.E, alphabet O.00000 n°000 (perforé SPECIMEN)
1927  4% (fr) F.24/06, P#78b - 3-1 / 31-12-1927, alphabet 16489-20112
1928  4% (fr) F.24/07, P#78b - 3-1 / 29-12-1928, alphabet 20113-23748
1929  8% (fr) F.24/08, P#78b - 2-1 / 1-8-1929, alphabet 23749-25884
1930  1.9% (fr) F.24/09, P#78b - 10-7 / 26-12-1930, alphabet 25885-28380
1931  15% (fr) F.24/10, P#78b - 2-1 / 31-12-1931, alphabet 28381-33684
1932  16% (fr) F.24/11, P#78b - 7-1 / 29-12-1932, alphabet 33685-38652
ND (1933)  0% (fr) F.24/12Ed - épreuve, alphabet O.00000 n°000 (perforé ANNULE, sans filigrane, signatures de 1933)
1933  20% (fr) F.24/12, P#78c - 12-1 / 21-12-1933, alphabet 38653-42468
1934  28% (fr) F.24/13, P#78c - 4-1 / 20-12-1934, alphabet 42469-47076
1935  14% (fr) F.24/14, P#78c - 17-1 / 28-11-1935, alphabet 47077-50100
1936  18% (fr) F.24/15, P#78c - 2-1 / 31-12-1936, alphabet 50101-52980
1937  22% (fr) F.24/16, P#78c - 28-1 / 30-6-1937, alphabet 52981-55428

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