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    A Stunning Specimen Proof from France

    France Banque de France 500 Francs ND (1943) Pick 101Asp Specimen Proof PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.
    Unusual and exceptionally rare, this large format hybrid prototype banknote offers as pleasing a design as one can find in the world of banknote collecting. The front features Jean-Baptiste Colbert, King Louis XIV's Minister of Finance. Numerous collages and figures grace both sides of this banknote, which features solid zero dates and serial numbers. Extra wide margins remain blank. Complete with three signatures, this note has the complete visual effect of the issued examples. Its technical grade and paper quality cannot be overlooked on this very rare Specimen Proof.




    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    January, 2019
    10th-14th Thursday-Monday
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