Bank of Belgian Congo 1949 One Hundred Francs Banknote PMG Very Fine 20
Description: A nice very fine banknote from the Belgian Congo. This is the 14 September 1949 One Hundred Francs currency note issued by the Bank of the Belgian Congo. The banknote is blue and green in color with the front depicting the image of two elephants with riders and palm trees in the center. The front also shows the date, two signatures, serial number and denomination all in French. The back has the same color scheme as the front and shows the image three oxen and a herder in the center. It also shows the denomination, has two signatures, and the name of the issuing bank in Flemish language. This particular banknote has the serial number G849531, which is displayed three times in black on the front. The note has a watermark depicting a Zebra's head. Please carefully review scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 14 September 1949 (14.09.49).
Printer: Waterlow & Sons Ltd., London.
Size: The banknote measures ~6 1/4" by ~3 7/8".
Pick Number: P 17d and is listed in the banknote book as B 219f.
Condition: The note is graded as very fine 20 by PMG and comes in a plastic holder that is so annotated. The note shows wear, soiling, but no staining. It does have one hole in its enter due to excessive folding, but other than that the note is intact and beautiful. It would make a great addition to your collection. Please view the scan presented for additional condition information.
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