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500 Francs

Features

Country Central African Republic
Period Republic (1979-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1985-1991
Value 500 Francs
500 XAF = 0.89 USD
Currency CFA franc (Bank of Central African States, 1973-date)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
References P# 14
  • 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

Carved figurine and jug at center.

Lettering:
500
RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE
CINQ CENT FRANCS
500

Reverse

Carver left of center.

Lettering:
500
BANQUE DES ÉTATS
DE L'AFRIQUE CENTRALE
500

Watermark

Carving

Comments

Banque des États de l'Afrique Centrale - République Centrafricaine

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1985-Jan-1  15% P#14a
1986  15% P#14b
1987  62% P#14c
1989-Jan-1  8% P#14d, 01.01.1989
1991-Jan-1  15% P#14d, 01.01.1991

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