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Banknotes from the Western African States

The CFA Franc (XOF, BCEAO- Banque Centrale des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest) was a currency created in 1948, that was later used by a group of post-colonial, mostly Francophone, Central African nations, namely Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo, Senegal, Ivory Coast and Guinea-Bissau (the only non-Francophone nation to use the West African CFA Franc). It shares a name with the Central African CFA Franc (XAF, BEAC- Banque des États de l'Afrique Centrale), and is interchangeable with it, as both derive their names from the post-WWII CFA Franc created to avoid imposing devaluation and financial difficulty on the French colonies. Its territories of usage roughly corresponds to the territory that comprised French West Africa (Afrique Occidentale Française), (1895-1958).
Wikidata: Q1929699

See also: French West Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo

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CFA franc (1958-date)

100 Centimes = 1 Franc

Available for swap 100 Francs
(1959-)

Standard banknote
130 × 85 mm
P# 2
500 Francs (Without Code Letter)
1959

Standard banknote
140 × 90 mm
P# 3
Available for swap 500 Francs
1979-1985

Standard banknote
135 × 73 mm
P# _05
Available for swap 500 Francs
1981-1990

Standard banknote
137 × 75 mm
P# _06
Available for swap 500 Francs
1991-2003

Standard banknote
139 × 78 mm
P# _10
Available for swap 500 Francs CFA
2012-2019

Standard banknote
114 × 60 mm
P# _19
1 000 Francs
1959-1965 (1959-1981)

Standard banknote
153 × 100 mm
P# _03
Available for swap 1000 Francs
1981-1990

Standard banknote
150 × 80 mm
P# _07
Available for swap 1000 Francs
1991-2003

Standard banknote
147 × 80 mm
P# _11
Available for swap 1000 Francs CFA
2003-2019

Standard banknote
125 × 65 mm
P# _15
Available for swap 2,000 Francs CFA
2003-2019

Standard banknote
130 × 65 mm
P# _16
Available for swap 2,000 Francs CFA
2003

Standard banknote
130 × 66 mm
P# 716 K
Available for swap 2 500 Francs
1992-1994

Standard banknote
155 × 80 mm
P# _12
Available for swap 5,000 Francs
1992-2003

Standard banknote
160 × 80 mm
P# _13
Available for swap 5,000 Francs CFA
2003-2019

Standard banknote
140 × 75 mm
P# _17
10,000 Francs
(1977-1992)

Standard banknote
P# 109A
10,000 Francs
1992-2001

Standard banknote
170 × 80 mm
P# _14
Available for swap 10,000 Francs CFA
2003-2019

Standard banknote
74 × 145 mm
P# _18

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