500 Francs

500 Francs -  obverse500 Francs -  reverse

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Country Cameroon
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1978-1983 (1974-1983)
Value 500 Francs (500)
Currency CFA franc (Bank of Central African States, 1973-date)
Composition Paper
Size 156 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 205286
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References P# 15
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.


Face of a Cameroonian Fulani woman, University of Yaoundé campus, and Stylised reptiles

république unie du cameroun
united republic of cameroun
five hundred francs
cinq cents francs


Carved mask and statue, and Students in chemical lab

Lettering: banque des états de l'afrique centrale

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1974)  12% P#15a
ND (1974)  18% P#15b
1978-Apr-1  12% P#15c
1981-Jun-1  18% P#15d
1982-Jan-1  0% P#15e
1983-Jan-1  47% P#15d

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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