20 francs Noir type 1873

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1874-1905
Value (20)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 100 × 150 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-1933
References P# 61,
  • 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# 09
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
20 | 20
VINGT FRANCS

Engraver: Paul Dujardin

Paul Dujardin, born Paul Rodolphe Joseph Dujardin on 13 June 1843 in Lille and died on 7 November 1913 in Paris, was a French photographer and heliographer.

Designer: Camille Chazal

Reverse

Lettering:
20 | 20
L'Article 139 du Code Pénal punit des travaux forcés
à perpétuité ceux qui auront contrefait ou falsifié
les Billets de Banque autorisés par la loi, ainsi
que ceux qui auront fait usage de ces Billets
contrefaits ou falsifiés. Ceux qui les auront introduits
en France seront punis de la même peine.
20 | 20

Engraver: Paul Dujardin

Paul Dujardin, born Paul Rodolphe Joseph Dujardin on 13 June 1843 in Lille and died on 7 November 1913 in Paris, was a French photographer and heliographer.

Designer: Camille Chazal

Watermark

20 francs Noir (type 1873) -  obverse

© CGB

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1874  (fr) F.09/01, P#61a - 1 juillet / 18 décembre 1874, alphabet 1-192
1874  1,000 (fr) F.09/01A1, P#61a - 1 juillet 1874, alphabet A.1, billet 1 - 1000
1875  (fr) F.09/02, P#61a - 2 janvier / 7 août 1875, alphabet 193-402
1904  (fr) F.09/03, P#61b - 1 juin / 31 décembre 1904, alphabet 403-1126
1904  (fr) F.09/03S - spécimen, 15 juin 1904, alphabet O.000 n°000 (sans perforation, sans surcharge)
1905  (fr) F.09/04, P#61b - 2 janvier / 11 janvier 1905, alphabet 1127-1162

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