50 Rupees

FRENCH INDIA BANK NOTES

A

    50 RUPEES (1st Issue)                                                      DESCRIPTION

PHOTOS

 

  OBVERSE:-
       * NAME - Baron Hely d'Oissel & Stanislas Simon
       * SERIAL NUMBER - in two places
       * VIGNETTE - Columns of Elephants, 2 women i,e
                               'France' with Bull and 'India' with Tiger
       * COLOUR - Blue-Gray and Red-brown 
      
*
DENOMINATION - 50 in top left and bottom right
       * LEGEND - Value rupees in French and English only  

PHOTO
(OBVERSE)

REVERSE :-
       * PICTURE - Decree in ribbon in border at top center
       * LANGUAGE PANEL- Multiple language text                  
       *
WATER MARK - Helmeted head of Mercury/Ceres in profile to left

PHOTO
(REVERSE)

NO.

DATED

SIGNATURE

 

DIRECTOR

ADMINISTRATOR

1

Issued under Decree of
21-1-1875-1877

-

Edouard Delessert in Paris

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2

Issued under Decree of
21-1-1875 & 20-2-1888 on 18-12-1892

Stanislas Simon

Ernest de Normandia

 

3

Issued under Decree of
21-1-1875, 20-2-1888 & 16-5-1900 in 1902
w/o wter mark

Stanislas Simon

Baron Hely d'Oissel

 

4

Issued under Decree of
21-1-1875, 20-2-1888, 16-5-1900 & 3-4-1901 on
17-6-1915

Stanislas Simon

Baron Hely d'Oissel

 

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    50 RUPEES (2nd Issue)                                                      DESCRIPTION

PHOTOS

 

  OBVERSE:-
       * NAME - Rene Thion de la Chaume & Paul Baudouin
       * SERIAL NUMBER - in center
       * VIGNETTE - Incense burner tand
       * COLOUR - Multi coloured 
      
*
DENOMINATION - 50 in three places
       * LEGEND - Value rupees in French and English only  

PHOTO
(OBVERSE)

REVERSE :-
       * PICTURE - Bust of Duplex in center, Profile portrait of a
                              Goddess as shown on ancient Greek coins of Syracise
       * LANGUAGE PANEL- Multiple language text                  
       *
WATER MARK - Bust of a man in profile to left

PHOTO
(REVERSE)

NO.

DATED

SIGNATURE

 

DIRECTOR

PRESIDENT

1

Issued of 1936

Paul Baudouin (General)

Rene Thion de la Chaume

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2

Issued of 1940

Paul Baudouin (General)

Ernest de Normandia

 

3

Issued of 1945

Jean Laurent (General)

Emile Minost

 

This list was prepared by Dr. Jinadatha