500 Francs


Issuer Djibouti
Period Republic of Djibouti (1977-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1979-1988
Value 500 Francs
500 DJF = 2.80 USD
Currency Franc (1977-date)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 210042
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References P# 36
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.


On the left, portrait of a man. On the background, several rocks in the sea. On the right, flock of storks.


Republic of Djibouti
National Bank
Five Hundred Francs


On the right, stern of a ship. Ship in the sea on the background

Lettering: cinq cents francs

Translation: Five Hundred Francs

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1979-1988)  65% P# 36a; without signature 1979
ND (1979-1988)  35% P# 36b; with signature 1988

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