20 Francs orange; CINQUIEME EMISSION

Features

Issuer Democratic Republic of the Congo
King Belgian Congo › Leopold III (1934-1951)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1944
Value 20 Francs (20)
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 259116
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References P# 15D
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

Pirogue with 7 men at centre. Black overprint CINQUIEME EMISSION - 1944

Lettering:
BANQUE DU CONGO BELGE
VINGT FRANCS
PAYABLES A VUE
LA LOI PUNIT LE CONTREFACTEUR DES TRAVAUX FORCÉS

Reverse

Working elephants at centre. Black overprint VYFDE UITGIFTE -1944

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

Watermark

Elephant's head

Printer

De La Rue (Thomas de la Rue,Thomas De La Rue & Co.,TDLR), London, United Kingdom (1821-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1944-May-10 

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