500 Francs, French West Africa, 1924

500 Francs, French West Africa, 1924

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 500 franc note, specimen
French West Africa, 1924
Obverse Image: Elephants on either side. Coastal scene with trees in foreground, boat on the water in distance.
Obverse Text: SPECIMEN / 500 / 295 / Y.10 / BANQUE DE L'AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE / CINQ CENTS FRANCS PAYABLES EN ESPECES, A VUE, AU PORTEUR / LE PRESIDENT / L'ADMINISTRATEUR- DIRECTEUR / CONAKRY / 10 AVRIL 1924 / H. BELLERY DESFONTAINES DEL. / ERNEST ET FREDERIC FLORIAN SC.
Reverse Image: Geometric designs.
Reverse Text: SPECIMEN / [Arabic text] / GEORGES DUVAL. FECIT.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1924
place used
Guinea: Conakry, Conakry
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.7 cm x 23.4 cm x.01 cm; 5 13/32 in x 9 7/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.79.79.279
catalog number
79.79.279
accession number
1979.1185
serial number
295
Credit Line
US Department of the Treasury
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West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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