Belgian Congo Ruanda-Urundi Central Bank 1957 Ten Francs Banknote Pick 30b Choice Extremely Fine WBG 45
Description: A very nice choice extremely fine banknote from the Belgian Congo. The note is graded as Choice Extremely Fine by World Banknote Grading (WBG)This is the 1 August 1958 ten Francs currency note issued by the Central Bank of the Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi. The banknote is gray and blue on blue and orange underprint. The front depicts the image of a soldier at left with the date, serial number and denomination all in French. The note has two signatures. The back has same color scheme as the front with an antelope in the wild to the right. The back also shows the denomination and the name of the issuing bank in Flemish language. The note has a water mark showing the head of a giraffe and is dated 01.08.58. This particular note has the serial number B/D 153502, which is displayed twice in black on the front. Please carefully review scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 01.08. 1958 (August 1, 1958).
Printer: Waterlow & Sons Limited of London England.
Size: The banknote measures ~5" by ~2 5/8".
Pick Number: P 30b.
Condition: The note is graded as Choice Extremely Fine 45 by World Banknote Grading and comes in a plastic holder that is so marked. The note is clean, intact and appears to be crisp and without folds or wrinkling. I believe the note is under graded or overly conservatively graded. It is nicely margined and has sharply squared corners. A great looking note which would make a nice addition to your collection. Please view the scans presented for additional condition information.