AM-Franc

The "flag ticket" franc (French: Billet drapeau) was a currency issued by the United States for use in Allied-occupied France in the wake of the Battle of Normandy. With the swift take-over of sovereignty by General Charles de Gaulle, who considered the US occupation franc as “counterfeit money”, the currency rapidly faded out of use in favour of the pre-war French franc.

Specimen type set of the Supplemental French Franc, First Issue (1944)
Denomination Obverse Reverse
22 Francs
55 Francs
1010 Francs
5050 Francs
100100 Francs
500500 Francs
10001,000 Francs
50005,000 Francs
AM-Franc
Unit
NicknameBillet drapeau
Denominations
Banknotes2, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, 1,000, 5,000 francs
Demographics
User(s) France, under allied-occupation
Issuance
Central bankAllied Military Government for Occupied Territories
This infobox shows the latest status before this currency was rendered obsolete.


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