50 Francs

Features

Country Guadeloupe
(France)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1946-1949
Value 50 Francs (50)
Composition Paper
Size 145 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 34
  • 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

Portrait of Belain d' Esnambuc at left. a caravelle at full sail right multicolour. Overprint Guadeloupe in three margins

Lettering:
GUADELOUPE
CAISSE CENTRALE DE LA FRANCE D'OUTRE-MER
CINQUANTE
FRANCS
GUADELOUPE
LE DIRECTEUR GENERAL,
BELAIN D'ESNAMBUC
W. FEL. FEC. | HOURRIEZ SC.

Reverse

Naked woman wearing jewelry in front of native hut at left . multicolour

Lettering:
GUADELOUPE
50 | 50
CAISSE CENTRALE
DE LA FRANCE D'OUTRE-MER
GUADELOUPE
L'ART 139 DU CODE PÉNAL PUNIT
DES TRAVAUX FORCES A PERPÉTUITÉ CEUX QUI AURONT
CONTEFAIT OU FALSIFIE LES BILLETS DE
BANQUE AUTORISÉES PAR LA LOI

Watermark

Ceres head in profile

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1946)  (fr) P#34s specimen
ND (1947-1949)  1,250,000 (fr) P#34a

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