500 Francs, West African Monetary Union, ca 1959

500 Francs, West African Monetary Union, ca 1959

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 500 franc note, specimen
West African Monetary Union, ca 1959
Obverse Image: Men working in a field. Bronze statue head.
Obverse Text: 500 / BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST / 000000000 / O.00 / SPECIMEN NO 0197 / LE PRESIDENT, / LE DIRECTEUR GENERAL, / CINQ CENTS FRANCS / 00-00-0000
Reverse Image: Woman and tractor.
Reverse Text: 500 / BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST / L'ARTICLE 139 DU CODE PENAL PUNIT DES TRAVAUX FORCES A PERPETUITE CEUX QUI AURONT CONTREFAIT OU FALSIFIE LES BILLETS DE BANQUES AUTORISEES PAR LA LOI.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
ca 1959
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.9 cm x 13.7 cm x.01 cm; 3 1/2 in x 5 13/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.NU98144
catalog number
NU98144
accession number
265012
Credit Line
Banque Central des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest
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West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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