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5 francs: CM.129-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


State: France
Issuer: Banque de France
Artist: Serveau, Clément (Uncertain)



Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2010-03-26) by Johnston, Ann, Dr


Production date: AD 1943-12-23

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Quarter-left bust of Pyrenean shepherd with landscape background, watermark bust of Maréchal Pétain left at centre

  • Text: 5 // Banque de France // Cinq Francs / Le Caissier General // Le Secretaire General
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Bust of a veiled woman half right with cross necklace, flowers all around

  • Text: 5 // Banque de France // Le Contrefacteur sera puni des travaux forcés a perpetuité
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.129-2010
Primary reference Number: 178665
Serial: 253313404
Issue: J. 102 // 13404
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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