Fayette: VF41.1, Pick: M16, Schwan-Boling: 851
50 Francs (Suez) Type 1956
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. Very RARE in UNC grade. Size: 116x75mm. Yann-Noël Hénon Collection. 123 notes in the FBOW inventory and this banknote is the most beautiful!
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