50 francs Luc Olivier Merson type 1927 modifié

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1930-1934
Value (50)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 123 × 176 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-04-1945
References P# 80,
  • 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# 16
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:
50 | 50
BANQUE DE FRANCE
CINQUANTE FRANCS
L'ART. 139 DU CODE PENAL PUNIT DES TRAVAUX
FORCES CEUX QUI AURONT CONTREFAIT OU FALSIFIE LES
BILLETS DE BANQUES AUTORISES PAR LA LOI.
50 | 50

Engravers: César Romagnol, Emile Deloche

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: 50

Engravers: César Romagnol, Emile Deloche

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

50 francs Luc Olivier Merson (type 1927 modifié) -  obverse

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1930  13% (fr) F.16/01, P#80a - 24-7 / 18-12-1930, alphabet 6101-7188
1931  38% (fr) F.16/02, P#80a - 2-2 / 31-12-1931, alphabet 7189-9612
1932  0% (fr) F.16/03, P#80a - 7-1 / 29-12-1932, alphabet 9613-12060
1933  31% (fr) F.16/04, P#80b - 12-1 / 21-12-1933, alphabet 12061-14724
1934  38% (fr) F.16/05, P#80b - 4-1 / 16-8-1934, alphabet 14725-15708

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