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ND 1971 20 Nouveaux Francs on 1000 Francs from Reunion, Institut d"Emission des Dept. d'Outre-Mer. Pick # 55b and Serial Number # C.3 99739. Graded 68 PPQ (Premium Paper Quality) Superb Gem New by PCGS. Very rare note in this series of 1971. This Marvelous note is full of perfection, receiving a grade of 68, that well deserves it. With perfect margins, crisp white original paper, and strong deep embossing which creates paper waves that is easily visible through the plastic holder. Bold bright colors, still holding the colors as if it was printed yesterday! A collector's dream! With a plethora of details and designs showing on the front and back of the note. With title in overprint on top margin: "DEPARTMENT DE LA REUNION REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, INSTITUT D'EMISSION DES DEPARTMENTS D'OUTRE-MER". 20 Nouveaux Francs on 1000 Francs. Serial number on the front of the note in black ink. Prefix: C. Multicolored. Two women (symbol of the "Union Française") at right. With overprint. 2 signatures varieties. 20 Nouveaux Francs on 1000 Francs. Multicolor. Two women (symbol of the "Union Française") at right. With overprint. The back shows a lake with two men in a canoe and to the right a woman. Watermark: Woman's head.

The Banque de la Réunion introduced notes for 5, 10, 25, 100 and 500 francs between 1873 and 1876. Between 1884 and 1886, the Colonial Treasury (Trésor Colonial) issued notes for 50 centimes, 1, 2 and 3 francs. In 1917, the Banque de la Réunion issued emergency small change notes for 5 and 10 centimes. The Bank introduced 1000 francs notes in 1937 and 5000 francs in 1940. During the Second World War, the Bank issued 50 centimes, 1 and 2 francs notes, first under the auspices of Vichy France, then of the Free French. The Banque de la Réunion ceased note issuing in 1944. In 1943, the Caisse Centrale de la France Libre (Central Cashier of Free France) issued 5, 100 and 1000 francs notes of the same type as issued in French Equatorial Africa for use in Réunion. In 1944, the Caisse Centrale de la France d'Outre Mer (Central Cashier of Overseas France) issued 100 and 1000 francs notes in the same way. In 1947, the Caisse Centrale de la France d'Outre-Mer issued French Equatorial African notes for 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000 and 5000 francs overprinted with "La Réunion".

In 1962, the Institut d'Émission des Départements d'Outre-Mer took over paper money issue, with notes for 100, 500, 1000 and 500 francs, overprinted with either "La Réunion" or "Département de la Réunion". In 1960, 500 1000 and 5000 francs notes were issued overprinted with the denomination in new francs (10, 20 and 100 nouveaux francs). This banknote is very Desirable among collectors. Please contact us by email or here at the office if there is anything we can do for you.

With nearly 20 years experience, we state its EBay Buyer who purchases HIGH GRADE WORLD NOTES at today's insane ridiculous lowest possible prices that will earn returns far beyond any expectations you may have. When we first started promoting PMG and PCGS certified United States Rare Paper Money some 10 years ago ,We insisted and declared please buy less notes but purchase the highest grades that you can afford for each type note . Today, those same notes are 5-10-15-20 times the value of their initial selling prices History often repeats itself and WORLD PAPER is the last frontier in collecting Rare Paper Money, as the UNIVERSE continues to shrink and PMG and PCGS opens up Submission offices in Various Countries their brands will become as familiar household names as the most popular designer main stream! It’s the early bird who catches this worm and those who invest and acquire the highest grades that they can afford will benefit better then any other rarity that we are aware of !!! Please always look at our Auctions as we will continue to bring you the finest material the World has to offer at today’s severely under valued prices . Mark our words as we know what we are talking about ! 3-5 Years from now you will only say to yourself, I coulda woulda shoulda bought more than I did . Please contact US to confidentially discuss your short and long term Goals. 5415ayyywac






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