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5,000 Francs

5,000 Francs -  obverse5,000 Francs -  reverse

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Country Central African States
Type Standard banknote
Years 1994-2002
Value 5,000 Francs (5000 XAF)
Currency CFA franc (Bank of Central African States, 1973-date)
Composition Paper
Size 160 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# _04
  • 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.


Laborer wearing hard hat at center right, riggers with well drill at right. Map of Central African states at lower left center.

Banque des États de l'Afrique centrale.
Cinq Mille francs

Bank of Central African States.
Five thousand francs


Woman with head basket at lower left, gathering cotton at center.


First two numbers of the serial number give the last two numbers of the year of issue.

Pick separates these issues according to the issuing countries, identified by the country codes appearing on the banknotes:

  • P#106C - Republic of Congo
  • P#206E - Cameroon
  • P#306F - Central African Republic
  • P#406L - Gabon
  • P#506N - Equatorial Guinea
  • P#606P - Chad

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1994  C (Republic of Congo) P#104a
1994  E (Cameroon) P#204Ea
1994  F (Central African Republic) P#304a
1994  L (Gabon) P#404a
1994  N (Equatorial Guinea) P#504a
1994  P (Chad) P#604a
1995  C (Republic of Congo) P#104b
1995  E (Cameroon) P#204Eb
1995  F (Central African Republic) P#304b
1995  L (Gabon) P#404b
1995  N (Equatorial Guinea) P#504b
1995  P (Chad) P#604b
1997  C (Republic of Congo) P#104c
1997  E (Cameroon) P#204Ec
1997  F (Central African Republic) P#304c
1997  L (Gabon) P#404c
1997  P (Chad) P#604c
1998  C (Republic of Congo) P#104d
1998  E (Cameroon) P#204Ed
1998  F (Central African Republic) P#304d
1998  L (Gabon) P#404d
1998  N (Equatorial Guinea) P#504d
1998  P (Chad) P#604d
1999  C (Republic of Congo) P#104e
1999  E (Cameroon) P#204Ee
1999  F (Central African Republic) P#304e
1999  L (Gabon) P#404e
1999  N (Equatorial Guinea) P#504e
1999  P (Chad) P#604e
2000  C (Republic of Congo) P#104f
2000  E (Cameroon) P#204Ef
2000  F (Central African Republic) P#304f
2000  L (Gabon) P#404f
2000  N (Equatorial Guinea) P#504f
2000  P (Chad) P#604f
2002  C (Republic of Congo) P#104g
2002  E (Cameroon) P#204Eg
2002  L (Gabon) P#404g

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