20 francs Bayard type 1916

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1916-1925
Value (20)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 95 × 160 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-1933
References P# 74,
  • 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# 11
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
VINGT FRANCS
SANS PEUR | SANS REPROCHE
20

Engraver: César Romagnol

Designer: Georges Duval

Reverse

Lettering:
20
L'ART. 139
DU
CODE PENAL
PUNIT
DES
TRAVAUX
FORCES
CEUX
QUI AURONT
CONTREFAIT
OU
FALSIFIE
LES
BILLETS
DE BANQUES
AUTORISES
PAR
LA LOI

Engraver: César Romagnol

Designer: Georges Duval

Watermark

20 francs Bayard (type 1916) -  obverse

© CGB

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1916)  (fr) F.11/00Ec, P#74 - épreuve (uniface, papier fiduciaire, sans filigrane, sans signature, ni date, ni numérotation)
ND (1916)  (fr) F.11/00Ed, P#74 - épreuve, date F.0-0-0000.F ou G.0-0-0000.G, alphabet O.00 n°000 (sans filigrane)
ND (1916)  (fr) F.11/00S, P#74 - spécimen, date H.0-0-0000.H, alphabet O.00 n°000 (non perforé)
ND (1916)  (fr) F.11/00Sp, P#74 - spécimen, date H.0-0-0000.H, alphabet O.00 n°000 (perforé SPECIMEN)
1916  (fr) F.11/01, P#74 - 1-1 / 30-12-1916, alphabet 1-1224
1916  1,000 (fr) F.11/01A1, P#74 - 1-7-1916, alphabet A.1, billet 1 - 1000
1917  (fr) F.11/02, P#74 - 2-1 / 31-12-1917, alphabet 1225-3664
1918  134.59 (fr) F.11/03, P#74 - 2-1 / 31-12-1918, alphabet 3665-6112
1919  (fr) F.11/04, P#74 - 2-1 / 21-2-1919, alphabet 6113-6464
1925  (fr) F.11/05S, P#74 - spécimen, 12-12-1925, alphabet O.0000 n°000 (non perforé, non surchargé)

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