TT PK 41s 1947 REUNION 5 FRANCS "BOUGAINVILLE" "SPECIMEN" PCGS 67 PPQ SUPERB. 1947 5 Francs from Reunion. Caisse Centrale de la France d'Outre-Mer. Pk 41s and serial number O.
Graded 67 Premium Paper Quality Superb Gem New by PCGS and according to PMG Population Report, this is the only note in this level of grade with only one finer known! Small delightful banknote with perfect margins on well-embossed, crisp paper. Specimen note with the word "SPECIMEN" perforated at center. Black serial number on the front of the note. Portrait of Bougainville at right.
Louis-Antoine, Comte de Bougainville was a French admiral and explorer. A contemporary of the British explorer James Cook, he took part in the Seven Years' War in North America and the American Revolutionary War against Britain. Bougainville later gained fame for his expeditions, including circumnavigation of the globe in a scientific expedition, the first recorded settlement on the Falkland Islands and voyages into the Pacific Ocean.Bougainville island of Papua New Guinea was named for him. Overprint: LA REUNION on French Equatorial Africa issues. Note- Due to the new and burgeoning world currency market, PCGS has not yet made public a world currency population report.
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