100 francs Luc Olivier Merson type 1906 avec LOM

Features

Issuer France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1908-1909
Value (100)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 112 × 182 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-04-1945
Number N# 206052
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References P# 69,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.
Fay# 22
Claude Fayette, Jean-Marc Dessal; 2014. La Cote des Billets de la Banque de France et du Trésor. Numismatique & Change, Revigny-sur-Ornain, France.

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 LOM) -  obverse

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1908  (fr) F.22/00Ec - épreuve, 31-2-1908, alphabet O.00 n°000 (double uniface, sans filigrane)
1908  (fr) F.22/00S - spécimen, A.34-2-1908.A, alphabet O.00 n°000 (non perforé)
1908  (fr) F.22/01, P#69 - 2-1 / 31-12-1908, alphabet 1-608
1908  1 000 (fr) F.22/01A1, P#69 - 2-1-1908, alphabet A.1, billet 1 - 1000
1909  (fr) F.22/02, P#69 - 4-2 / 10-5-1909, alphabet 609-824

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