100 francs Luc Olivier Merson type 1906 sans LOM

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1909-1923
Value (100)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 112 × 182 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-04-1945
References P# 71,
  • 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# 23
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 sans LOM) -  obverse

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1909  (fr) F.23/01, P#71a - 11-5 / 21-12-1909, alphabet 825-1200
1910  (fr) F.23/02, P#71a - 1-10 / 12-12-1910, alphabet 1201-1320
1911  (fr) F.23/03, P#71a - 1-7 / 21-8-1911, alphabet 1321-1400
1912  (fr) F.23/04, P#71a - 2-1 / 10-9-1912, alphabet 1401-1640
1913  (fr) F.23/00Sp - spécimen, date A.53-13-3191.A, alphabet O.0000 n°000 (perforé ANNULE)
1913  (fr) F.23/05, P#71a - 2-1 / 4-8-1913, alphabet 1641-2000
1914  (fr) F.23/06, P#71a - 2-1 / 28-12-1914, alphabet 2001-2600
1915  (fr) F.23/07, P#71a - 4-1 / 27-12-1915, alphabet 2601-3200
1916  (fr) F.23/08, P#71a - 3-1 / 30-12-1916, alphabet 3201-3806
1917  (fr) F.23/09, P#71a - 2-1 / 29-12-1917, alphabet 3807-4412
1918  (fr) F.23/10, P#71a - 2-1 / 31-12-1918, alphabet 4413-5440
1919  (fr) F.23/11, P#71a - 2-1 / 31-12-1919, alphabet 5441-6656
ND (1920)  (fr) F.23/13S - spécimen, date 0.00-00-0000.0, alphabet O.0000 n°000 (non perforé)
ND (1920)  (fr) F.23/13Sp - spécimen, date 0.00-00-0000.0, alphabet O.0000 n°000 (perforé SPECIMEN et ANNULE)
1920  (fr) F.23/12, P#71a - 2-1 / 12-4-1920, alphabet 6657-7000
1920  (fr) F.23/13, P#71b - 15-11 / 31-12-1920, alphabet 7001-7160
1921  (fr) F.23/14, P#71b - 3-1 / 21-9-1921, alphabet 7161-8040
1922  (fr) F.23/15, P#71c - 1-5 / 30-12-1922, alphabet 8041-8844
1923  (fr) F.23/16, P#71c - 2-1 / 29-11-1923, alphabet 8845-9999

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