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100 Francs

Features

Country Belgian Congo & Ruanda-Urundi
Type Standard banknote
Years 1935-1954
Value 100 Francs (100)
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 100 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 25
  • 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.

Obverse

People riding elephants in centre.

Lettering:
BANQUE CENTRALE DU CONGO BELGE
ET DU RUANDA-URUNDI
CENT FRANCS
PAYABLES A VUE
LE GOUVERNEUR
LE PREMIER - DIRECTUER
LE CONTREFACTEUR EST PUNI DE
SERVITUDE PÈNALE
WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDRES

Translation:
CENTRAL BANK OF BELGIAN CONGO
AND FROM RUANDA-URUNDI
ONE HUNDRED FRANCS
PAYABLE AT SIGHT
THE GOVERNOR
THE FIRST - DIRECTOR
THE COUNTERFITTER IS PROVIDED WITH
CRIMINAL SERVICE
WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON

Reverse

Three ankole cattle on left with herdsman in centre.

Lettering:
CENTRALE BANK VAN BELGISCH-CONGO
EN RUANDA-URUNDI
HONDERD FRANK
BETAALBAAR OP ZICHT
DE EERSTE - DIRECTEUR DE GOUVERNEUR
DE NAMAKER WORDT MET STRAFDIENST GESTRAFT.
WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDRES

Translation:
CENTRAL BANK OF BELGIAN-CONGO
AND RUANDA-URUNDI
ONE HUNDRED FRANCS
PAYABLE AT SIGHT
THE FIRST - DIRECTOR THE GOVERNOR
THE COUNTERFITTER IS PUNISHED WITH PENALTY SERVICE.
WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON

Watermark

Bust of a zebra

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1935  P#25a 15.11.1953
1952  P#25a 01.07.1952
1954  P#25b Without watermark. 15.12.1954

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