France

Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by De Orc, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. De Orc

    De Orc Moderator Moderator

    Up till now I had 3 (Yes three) French notes posted LOL well I have just uped the anti with this lot lOL I know they are not in the finest condition but French like most european notes can be hard to find at a good price, so I am happy with them :hug:

    1922
    Paris chamber of Commerce
    1 Franc
    1 July
    Brown/Black
    Value & head of Marianne
    Image of a French 1 Franc coin

    Local issue to enable small cash transactions

    1938
    100 Francs
    Multi
    Two women with naked children & sheep in orchard by Luc Olivier Merson (1846-1920)
    Blacksmith & Allogorical woman and child
    Wtmk 2 Heads

    1939
    5 Francs
    Violet, Allegory of France
    Sailing ship and Dockworker
    Wtmk Head

    1942
    10 Francs
    Miners
    Multi
    Farmers wife with child
    Wtmk Helmeted head

    1943
    5 Francs
    Multi
    Berger (Pyrenean Shepherd)
    Flower seller
    Wtmk Mans head

    1992
    50 Francs
    Blue/Yellow/Gray
    Quentin de La Tour (Artist) and Palace of Versailles
    Q de La Tour St.Quentin City
    Hall in background
    Security thread
    Wtmk La Tour

    1993
    20 Francs
    Purple/Blue/Brown
    Claude Debussy (Composer)sea scene in background
    Claude Debussy and lake scene in background
    Security thread
    Wtmk Debussy

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    If any one knows of a site that lists the sigs with examples I would be very greatful :hail:
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  3. RickieB

    RickieB Expert Plunger Sniper

    De Orc...

    Those are quite nice I must say! :high5: The color is really remarkable as well as the vignetts! [​IMG]

    Great notes!! I have had my eye on a few Foreign Notes latley as well...LOL

    RickieB
  4. mrbrklyn

    mrbrklyn New Member

    doesn't anything french need to be the Politics and Religion forum?

    Ruben
  5. LSM

    LSM Collector

    Very nice notes De Orc! I really like the French notes from the first half of the 20th century. The notes are like painting on a very small canvas. Maybe this site will have some info that you can use: http://www.frenchbanknotes.com/index.php

    Lou
  6. Daggarjon

    Daggarjon Supporter**

    i agree with LSM! miniature pieces of art for sure!!!
  7. De Orc

    De Orc Moderator Moderator

    Thanks LSM I found this one a bit earlier today LOL Ruben your comments I will just ignore
    Rickie told you that DJ and I would corrupt you :D
  8. mrbrklyn

    mrbrklyn New Member

    Ignore French Politics at your own risk :)
  9. De Orc

    De Orc Moderator Moderator

    Ruben do please stop trying to be a troll if you dont want to comment on the notes them please go and play elsewere

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