5 Francs 1920
Fayette: VF52.xx, Pick: P.SAAR 03, Rosenberg: 866A
5 Francs (Mines Domaniales Françaises de la Sarre) Type 1920
By the 1919 Treaty of Versailles, the region's coal mines "Saar" was placed under administration of the League of Nations. Description: green, yellow and brown multicolored design. Exceptional proofs uniface front and reverse. Based on the model of 5 Francs Violet Type 1917. Front with french text and back with german text. No watermark. Size: 125x80mm. An another proof with large margins was proposed for €6000 by cgb.fr in 2009, Paper Money #14, (lot #p14_0514). Go to the sale: here. Very rare: 2 examples are known in the FBOW inventory!
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