Coins and Banknotes of Vietnam
and French Indochina

French Indochina 100 Piastres 1925-1939

Face:

ceremonial vessel; denomination;
Text:
BANQUE DE L'INDOCHINE = Bank of Indochina;
CENT PIASTRES = One hundred piastres;
PAYABLES EN ESPÈCES AU PORTEUR = Payable to bearer in cash;
L'ARTICLE 139 DU CODE PÉNAL PUNIT DES TRAVAUX FORCÉS CEUX QUI AURONT CONTREFAIT OU FALSIFIÉ LES BILLETS DE BANQUES AUTORISÉES PAR LA LOI
= Article 139 of Penal Code punishes with the forced labour those who counterfeits or falsifies the bills of the banks authorized by the Law;
ROQUE FEC. [designer: Roque]; RITA SC. [engraver: Rita];

Back:

bust of Joseph François Dupleix; Medusa's head; denomination;
Text:
東方滙理銀行 = Bank of Indochina;
MỘT TRĂM BẠC = 壹佰元 = ១០០ រៀល = 100 piastres;

Watermark:

Vietnamese male head

P-51a 100 Piastres 1925-1926

Face:


Un Administrateur = Administrator
[signature: Albert de Monplanet];
Le Directeur = Director
[signature: René Thion de la Chaume]
French Indochina banknote 100 Piastres 1925-1926, faceFrench Indochina banknote 100 Piastres 1925-1926, back

P-51b 100 Piastres 1927-1931

Face:


Un Administrateur = Administrator
[signature: Stanislas Simon];
Le Directeur = Director
[signature: René Thion de la Chaume]
French Indochina banknote 100 Piastres 1927-1931, faceFrench Indochina banknote 100 Piastres 1927-1931, back

P-51c 100 Piastres 1932-1935

Face:


LE PRÉSIDENT = President
[signature: René Thion de la Chaume];
LE DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL = Director General
[signature: Paul Baudouin]
French Indochina banknote 100 Piastres 1932-1935, faceFrench Indochina banknote 100 Piastres 1932-1935, back

P-51d 100 Piastres 1936-1939

Face:


LE PRÉSIDENT = President
[signature: Marcel Borduge];
LE DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL = Director General
[signature: Paul Baudouin]
French Indochina banknote 100 Piastres 1936-1939, faceFrench Indochina banknote 100 Piastres 1936-1939, back

P-51s 100 Piastres 1932 SPECIMEN

perforation SPECIMEN
French Indochina banknote 100 Piastres 1932 specimen, faceFrench Indochina banknote 100 Piastres 1932 specimen, back