Bank of Belgian Congo 1914 One Franc Matadi Banknote Pick Number 3b PMG 20 Very Fine Currency Note
Description: A nice very fine banknote from the Belgian Congo. This is the 15-10-14 one Franc Matadi currency note issued by the Bank of the Belgian Congo. The banknote is black on red underprint on the front with the image of an allegorical woman seated with sheaf of wheat and a wagon wheel to the left. The front is in French and shows the serial number in black once, the date and two signatures. This particular note has the serial number 0643755 and is series "M". The back is also in red and written in Flemish with the name of the bank and the denomination. The note has no watermark neither does it have a security thread. The note is graded as 20 very fine by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. Please carefully review scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: The note is dated 15.10.14 or 15 October 1914.
Printer: Waterlow & Sons, Ltd, London, England.
Size: The banknote measures ~4 1/8" by ~2 1/4".
Pick Number: P3b and is listed in the Banknote Book as B201b1.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. The note is graded Very Fine 20 by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. The note appears to have seen quite a bit of circulation. It is soiled, has roughness along the edges, rounded corners, pinholes, and a central hole due to excessive folding. It has no observable stains or graffiti. that would make a great addition to your collection. A nice still attractive example of this rather rare note, which would make a nice addition to your collection. Please view the scan presented for additional condition information.
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