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50 Francs 1956 Suez counterfeit

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Fayette: VF41.1, Pick: M16, Schwan-Boling: 851

50 Francs (Suez) Type 1956 Counterfeit note

1956

F.1

000585398

F/VF

French army occupation issues for "Suez Expedition" with Black overprint "FORCES FRANÇAISES EN MÉDITERRANÉE ORIENTALE" along with two black rectangles. Issue of November 1956. Without signature. Front: mercury at left center, value top left and right, reverse blue and multicolored, maiden at center. Watermark with helmeted head profile. Size: 116x75mm. This note was in the Thierry Charré Collection who sold me for a "TRUE" Suez... but it's a counterfeit banknote!

 

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