5 Naira

5 Naira -  obverse5 Naira -  reverse

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Features

Country Nigeria
Period Federal Republic (1959-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 2001-2005 (1984-2005)
Value 5 Naira (5 NGN)
Currency Naira (1973-date)
Composition Paper
Size 150 × 79 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 24
  • 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

Purple and brown-violet on multicolor underprint.
Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa at left

Lettering:
Central Bank of Nigeria
Five Naira

Reverse

Dancers at center right

Lettering: Five Naira

Comments

Watermark: heraldic eagle

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1984-2001)  17% a. Signature 6, signature title at right: DIRECTOR OF DOMESTIC OPERATIONS
ND (1984-2001)  9% b. Signature 7, signature title at right: DIRECTOR OF CURRENCY OPERATIONS
ND (1984-2001)  5% c. Signature 8, titles as b.
ND (1984-2001)  5% d. Signature 9, titles as b.
ND (1984-2001)  11% e. Signature 10, titles as b.
ND (1984-2001)  9% f. Signature 11, titles as b.
2001  11% g. Signature 11
2002  30% g. Signature 11
2004  6% h. Signature 12
2005  4% h. Signature 12
2005  19% i. Signature 13
2005  7% j. Signature 14

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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