5 Dalasis

Features

Country The Gambia
Period Republic (1970-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1972-1990
Value 5 Dalasis
5 GMD = 0.10 USD
Currency Dalasi (1971-date)
Composition Paper
Size 136 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 5,
  • 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.
P# 9
  • 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

Sailing boat at left
President Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara at right

Lettering:
CENTRAL BANK OF THE GAMBIA
PROMISE TO PAY ON DEMAND THE SUM OF
FIVE DALASIS
GENERAL MANAGER (+ signature)
GOVERNOR (+ signature)
SIR DAWDA KAIRABA JAWARA
FIRST PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA

Engraver: Bradbury

Reverse

Stacking bags in port

Lettering:
CENTRAL BANK OF THE GAMBIA
FIVE DALASIS

Engraver: Bradbury

Comments

There are two variants of this note.
P#5 without microprinting,
P#9 with microprinting.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1972-1986)  21% P#5a: Signatures U. Tin Tun & Horace Reginald Monday Jr.
ND (1972-1986)  14% P#5b: Signatures N. D. Nangia & Sherrif Saikuba Sisay
ND (1972-1986)  7% P#5c: Signatures Alhaji Abdoulie Antouman Faal & Sherrif Saikuba Sisay
ND (1972-1986)  7% P#5d : Signatures Alhaji Abdoulie Antouman Faal & Thomas Gregory George Senghore. Replacement note, prefix Z
ND (1972-1986)  21% P#5d: Signatures Alhaji Abdoulie Antouman Faal & Thomas Gregory George Senghore
ND (1987-1990)  43% P#9a: Signatures Alan J. Humphreys & Thomas Gregory George Senghore
ND (1987-1990)  7% P#9b: Signatures Alhaji Abdou A. B. Njie & Edward E. Fillingham

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