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Fayette: VF41.2, Pick: M16s, Schwan-Boling: 851s

50 Francs (Suez) Specimen Type 1956

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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 very RARE in SPECIMEN TYPE: Only 3 notes in the FBOW inventory. Size: 116x75mm. FBOW Collection. An another note is for sale €2900 by Le Comptoir des Monnaies. See the sale: here

 

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