1 000 Francs

Features

Issuer Belgian Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo )
King Albert I (1909-1934)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1920-1927
Value 1 000 Francs (1000)
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 258716
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 12
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

Portrait of Ceres at left, boy below, two men standing

Lettering:
BANQUE DU CONGO BELGE
MILLE FRANCS
PAYABLE A VUE A
LA LOI PUNIT LE CONTREFACTEUR
DES TRAVAUX FORCES

Reverse

Seated woman with lyre at left

Lettering:
BANK VAN BELGISCH CONGO
DUIZEND FRANK
BETAALBAAR OP ZICHT TE
DE NAMAKER WORDT DOOR DE WET MET DWANGARBEID GESTRAFT

Watermark

Elephant's head

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1920-Nov-02  P#12a Elisabethville (not confirmed)
1920-Nov-03  P#12b Kinshasa
1920-Nov-04  P#12e Stanleyville
1920-Nov-26  P#12d Matadi
1926  P#12c Leopoldville (not confirmed)
1927  P#12c Leopoldville (not confirmed)

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