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500 Francs

500 Francs -  obverse500 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country Congo - Republic
Period People's Republic (1969-1992)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1985-1991
Value 500 Francs (500)
Composition Paper
Size 150 × 76 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 8
  • 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.

Obverse

Figure carving and Jug

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE POPULAIR DU CONGO
CINQ CENTS FRANCS

Translation:
People's Republic of the Congo
Five Hundred Francs

Reverse

Carver with his mask of art, Carved masks, shields and figures

Lettering:
BANQUE DES ÉTATS
DE L'AFRIQUE CENTRAL

Translation: Bank of the Central Africa States

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1985  13% P#8a.1
1987  7% P#8a.2
1988  0% P#8b
1989  0% P#8a.3
1990  47% P#8c
1991  33% P#8d

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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