100 Francs

Features

Country Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1952-1954
Value 100 Francs (100)
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 100 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 212754
Numista (https://numista.com)
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.
And 2 more volumes.

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
1952-Jul-1  P#25a
1953-Nov-15  P#25a
1954-Dec-15  P#25b Without watermark

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