TT PK 0045s ND 1947 REUNION 100 FRANCS "SPECIMEN" PMG 67 EPQ SUPERB GEM
ND 1947 100 Francs from Reunion, Caisse Centrale. Pick # 45s and serial number: O.0 0000. "SPECIMEN" Graded 67 EPQ (Exceptional Paper Quality) Superb Gem Uncirculated by PMG. And there is only 2 graded finer according to PMG Population Report. Splendid rare Specimen Banknote from Reunion, with great margins on a white fresh paper that still holds its color as if it was printed today! Embossing is very strong and it can easily be seen through the plastic holder. Such in an Outstanding condition. The word "La Reunion" is in overprint on the front of the note and also is on the top margins and side margins of the note. The word "SPECIMEN" is in black bold overprint handstamp sideways on the front and back of the note located on the right and left side. And also the word "SPECIMEN" was perforated on the center of the banknote. The note is printed in the french language. A lot of lovely designs and colors can be admired. La Bourdonnais portrait is at left and to the right there are two native women. One of them has a bare breast. The back of the note shows another woman looking at the scenery of a lake and mountains. Red and brown on Multicolor. La Bourdonnais at left, two women at right. Back: Woman looking at mountains. Overprint: LA REUNION on French Equatorial Africa issues. Specimen. As specimen banknote. Watermark: Marianne.
Bertrand-Francois Mahe, comte de La Bourdonnais at left was a French naval officer and administrator, in the service of the French East India Company. in 1735 he returned to French service as governor of the Isle de France (now Mauritius) and the Île de Bourbon (Réunion). His first five years' administration of the islands was vigorous and successful.
A specimen banknote is printed generally in very limited quantities for distribution to central banks to aid in the recognition of banknotes from a country other than their own. In some cases, specimen banknotes are printed in less limited quantities distributed to commercial banks, or even to commercial enterprises and the public at large in order to familiarize users about new designs. In addition, specimen banknotes are sold in some countries to collectors (often in special commemorative folders or albums).
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