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500 francs

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Features

Country Congo - Democratic Republic
Type Standard banknote
Years 2002-2013
Value 500 francs
500 CDF = 0.25 USD
Currency Franc (1998-date)
Composition Paper
Size 150 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 96,
  • 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# 96A,
  • 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# 96B
  • 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

Miners and diamond at left. 3 diamonds at right.

Lettering:
500F
CINQ CENTS FRANCS
BANQUE CENTRALE DU CONGO

Translation:
Five Hundred Francs
Central Bank of Congo

Reverse

Lettering:
BANQUE CENTRALE DU CONGO
500F
FIVE HUNDRED
LE CONTREFACTEUR EST PUNI DE SERVITUDE PENALE
MIA TANO 500F

Watermark

Head of an Okapi (Okapia johnstoni) - relative of a giraffe that resembles a zebra.

Comments

Printer: G&D.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2002  74% P#96a Issued note. 04.01.2002
2002  0% P#96A Without 3 diamonds on front.
2002  3% P#96B Specimen. Word specimen in red at lower left. 151x70mm.
2002  1.4% P#96s1 Specimen. Serial # P-A. Black center and red front. Printer HdM-B.O.C.
2013  29% P#96Bb

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