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5 Zaires

5 Zaires -  obverse5 Zaires -  reverse

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Country Zaire
(Congo - Democratic Republic)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1985
Value 5 Zaires (5 ZRN)
Currency Zaire (1971-1993)
Composition Paper
Size 133 × 64 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 26A
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.


Leopard, President Mobuto

Lettering: Cinq Zaires, Banque Du Zaire

Translation: Five Zaires, Bank of Zaire


Hydroelectric dam

Lettering: Le contrefactuer est puni de servitude penale, Banque Du Zaire , Cinq Zaires

Translation: The infringer is punished with criminal servitude, Bank of Zaire, Five Zaires


Printer - Hôtel des Monnaies - Zaïre

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1985  0.77 24-11-1985

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