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

  1. De Orc

    De Orc Active Member

    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:

    Paris chamber of Commerce
    1 Franc
    1 July
    Value & head of Marianne
    Image of a French 1 Franc coin

    Local issue to enable small cash transactions

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

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

    10 Francs
    Farmers wife with child
    Wtmk Helmeted head

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

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

    20 Francs
    Claude Debussy (Composer)sea scene in background
    Claude Debussy and lake scene in background
    Security thread
    Wtmk Debussy




    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

  4. mrbrklyn

    mrbrklyn New Member

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

  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:

  6. Daggarjon

    Daggarjon Supporter**

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

    De Orc Active Member

    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 Active Member

    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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