50 Centimes

Features

Issuer Settlements of Oceania (French Polynesia )
Period French Overseas Territory (1946-1957)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1943
Value 50 Centimes (0.50)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 297501
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 10
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Leaves at top , waves at lower left and right

Lettering:
BON DE CAISSE
DES ÉTABLISSEMENTS FRANÇAIS LIBRE DE L'OCEANIE
CINQUANTE CENTIMES

Translation:
Voucher of the
French free establishments of Oceania
Fifty centimes

Reverse

Map outline at centre

Lettering:
ÉMISSION FAITE SOUS LA RESPONSABILITÉ DE LA COLONIE DES
ÉTABLISSEMENTS FRANÇAIS LIBRE DE L'OCÉANIE ET GARANTIE PAR UN DÉPÔT
CORRESPONDENT AU TRÉSOR.
LA LOI PUNIT LES CONTREFACTEURS

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1943  P#10a Violet handstamp
1943  P#10b Wreath in violet handstamp
1943  P#10c Embossed seal

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