1 Franc, French West Africa, 1944

Description (Brief):

One (1) franc note

Description (Brief)

French West Africa, 1944

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Two (2) men fishing and two (2) women gathering.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANCAISE / 1 FRANC

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Floral and diamond designs in brown ink.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: UN FRANC / 1 / AOF / L'ARTICLE 139 DU CODE PENAL PUNIT DES TRAVAUX FORCES CEUX QUI AURONT CONTREFAIT OU FALSIFIE LES BILLETS DE BANQUES AUTORISEES PAR LA LOI

Date Made: 1944

Location: Currently not on view

Place Used: French West Africa

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, West African Currency

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Credit Line: Collected by Richard Doty

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.0226.35Accession Number: 2016.0226Catalog Number: 2016.0226.35

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6.65 cm x 9.65 cm x .01 cm; 2 5/8 in x 3 13/16 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0351-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1822870

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