1 Zaire


Country Zaire
(Congo - Democratic Republic)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1979-1981
Value 1 Zaire (1 ZRN)
Currency Zaire (1971-1993)
Composition Paper
Size 160 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 19
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.


President Mobuto

Banque Du Zaire
Un Zaire

Translation: Bank of Zaire, One Zaire


Tusks, Factory

Le contrefacteur est puni de servitude pénale
Banque Du Zaïre

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


Printer - Giesecke & Devrient, Munich

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND  1.4% 19s specimen
1979-Oct-22  47% 19a 22-10-1979 signature 5
1980-Oct-27  11% 19b1 27.10.1980 signature 3
1981-May-20  3.84 54% 19b2 20.5.1981 signature 3

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