Fayette: VF41.1, Pick: M16, Schwan-Boling: 851
50 Francs (Suez) Type 1956 Counterfeit note
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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