5 Francs - Violet type 1917

Features

Country France
Issuing bank Bank of France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1905-1933
Value 5 Francs (5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 80 × 125 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-1933
References P# 72,
  • 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# 03
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

Personification of France helmeted in a medallion on the left. Purple print.

Lettering:
BANQUE DE FRANCE
CINQ
FRANCS
5 | 5
LE CONTREFACTEUR SERA
PUNIT DES TRAVAUX FORCES
A PERPETUITE

Engravers: César Romagnol, Emile Deloche

Designers: Georges Duval, Charles-Albert Walhain

Reverse

Boat. Dock worker unloading a bag on the right.

Lettering:
5
BANQUE DE FRANCE

Engravers: César Romagnol, Emile Deloche

Designers: Georges Duval, Charles-Albert Walhain

Watermark

5 Francs - Violet (type 1917) -  obverse

© CGB

Comments

5 francs Violet (type 1917)
Une combinaison de signataires :
a) Paul Ernest-Picard – Alfred Julien-Laferrière (du 01/12/1917 au 23/01/1919)

Type 1917 adapté 1920
Ajout d'un neuvième chiffre au numéro de contrôle (à partir de l’alphabet 4001 daté du 7 octobre 1918 imprimé en 1920).

Quatre combinaisons de signataires :
a) Paul Ernest-Picard – Alfred Julien-Laferrière (du 01/12/1917 au 23/01/1919)

b) Albert Aupetit – Alfred Julien-Laferrière (du 15/11/1920 au 16/06/1921)

c) Albert Aupetit – Louis Platet (du 01/05/1922 au 21/07/1925)

d) Pierre Strohl – Louis Platet (du 01/07/1926 au 29/12/1932)

Type 1917 adapté 1930A
Ajout d'un dixième chiffre au numéro de contrôle en 1929 (à partir de l’alphabet 40001 daté du 11 mars 1929 -autorisation du 1er mai 1930).
Une combinaison de signataires :
d) Pierre Strohl – Louis Platet (du 01/07/1926 au 29/12/1932)

Type 1917 adapté 1930B
Ajout d'une deuxième lettre dans la date de création  (à partir de l’alphabet 40913 daté du 10 juillet 1930).

Deux combinaisons de signataires :
d) Pierre Strohl – Louis Platet (du 01/07/1926 au 29/12/1932)

e) Pierre Strohl – Félix Boyer (du 05/01/1933 au 14/09/1933)


Explication sur le billet


F.03/00S - Spécimen

F.03/00Ed - Épreuve

F.03/05Sp - Spécimen

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1905)  1.1% (fr) F.03/00, P#72s - spécimen, date O.0-0-0000.O, alphabet 0.0000 n°000 (sans perforation, sans surcharge)
1905  0% (fr) F.03/00Ed, P#72s - épreuve, date 35-36-1095, alphabet A.12345n°000 (perforé ANNULE, sans filigrane)
1917  1.1% (fr) F.03/01, P#72a -1-12 / 31-12-1917, alphabet 1-200 (sauf A1)
1917  1,000 0% (fr) F.03/01A1, P#72a - 1-12-1917, alphabet A.1, billet 1 - 1000
1918  7% (fr) F.03/02, P#72a - 2-1 / 31-12-1918, alphabet 201-5096
1919  0% (fr) F.03/03, P#72a - 2-1 / 23-1-1919, alphabet 5097-5400
1920  0% (fr) F.03/04, P#72b - 15-11 / 31-12-1920, alphabet 5401-6040
1921  4% (fr) F.03/05, P#72b - 3-1 / 16-6-1921, alphabet 6041-8200
1921  0% (fr) F.03/05Sp, P#72s - spécimen, date F.92-1-1921.F, alphabet 0.0000 n°000 (perforé SPECIMEN)
1922  4% (fr) F.03/06, P#72c - 1-5 / 30-12-1922, alphabet 8201-11416
1923  8% (fr) F.03/07, P#72c - 2-1 / 29-12-1923, alphabet 11417-16264
1924  13% (fr) F.03/08, P#72c - 2-1 / 31-12-1924, alphabet 16265-21128
1925  3% (fr) F.03/09, P#72c - 2-1 / 21-7-1925, alphabet 21129-23800
1926  2% (fr) F.03/10, P#72d - 1-7 / 31-12-1926, alphabet 23801-26232
1927  1.1% (fr) F.03/11, P#72d - 3-1 / 31-12-1927, alphabet 26233-31336
1928  3% (fr) F.03/12, P#72d - 3-1 / 29-12-1928, alphabet 31337-38608
1929  3% (fr) F.03/13, P#72d - 2-1 / 23-4-1929, alphabet 38609-40888
1930  2% (fr) F.03/14, P#72d - 10-7 / 26-12-1930, alphabet 40889-43384
1931  3% (fr) F.03/15, P#72d - 22-1 / 31-12-1931, alphabet 43385-47152
1932  16% (fr) F.03/16, P#72d - 7-1 / 29-12-1932, alphabet 47153-51976
1933  13.38 13.97 61% (fr) F.03/17, P#72e - 5-1 / 14-9-1933, alphabet 51977-57952

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