Item 352 out of 476
Lot # 352 - Specimen Five Roupies Bank Note of Pondicherry of French India.
Specimen Five Roupies Bank Note of Pondicherry of French India.
Specimen Five Roupies Bank Note of Pondicherry of French India. Specimen Five Roupies Bank Note of Pondicherry of French India.
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Start Price 175000 Estimated Price 175000-225000
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Quick Description
DenominationRupees 5Year1937
Full Description:

French India, 1937, Specimen Cinq Roupies (5 Rupees), Banque de l'Indochine, 1st Issue, Signed by Marcel Borduge & Paul Baudouin, S. No. 000, (KJ & RR # 13.2.1/Pick # 5s), exceptional paper quality, choice uncirculated, Extremely Rare.

Note: This is a flamboyantly gorgeous 5 Roupies banknote printed on a watermarked white paper. This banknote has its original form and colours intact from the time of issue. Deep pastel undertones adorn the portrait of Marianne in a helmet on the left on the obverse. An image of a Cambodian girl and the ruins of Angkor Wat can be seen on the reverse. ‘SPECIMEN’ in perforations at the center. This is a rare opportunity for collectors to build a set of this series.