1 000 Francs

Features

Issuer Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville) (Democratic Republic of the Congo )
Period Republic (1960-1964)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1962
Value 1 000 Francs (1000)
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 184 × 106 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 259288
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 2
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

African man at left, boats on the river at lower centre. Overprint in watermark area at right

Lettering:
BANQUE CENTRALE DU CONGO BELGE ET DU RUANDA-URUNDI
MILLE FRANCS
PAYABLES A VUE
EMISSION DU
CONSEIL MONÉTAIRE DE LA
RÉPUBLIQUE DU CONGO
LE CONTREFACTEUR EST PUNI DE
SERVITUDE PÉNALE

Reverse

Waterbuck drinking at centre, overprint in watermark area at left

Lettering:
CENTRALE BANK VAN BELGISCH-CONGO
EN RUANDA-URUNDI
EMISSION DU
CONSEIL MONÉTAIRE DE LA
RÉPUBLIQUE DU CONGO
DUIZEND FRANK
BETAALBAAR OP ZICHT
DE NAMAKER WORDT MET STRAFDIENST GESTRAFT

Printer

Bradbury Wilkinson and Company, United Kingdom (1856-1990)

Comments

Overprint on Belgian Congo P-29

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1962-Feb-15  100% P#2a
1962-Feb-15  0% P#2s Specimen

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