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500 Francs

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Features

Country Congo - Democratic Republic
Type Commemorative note
Year 2010
Value 500 Francs
500 CDF = 0.25 USD
Currency Franc (1998-date)
Composition Paper
Size 151 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 100
  • 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.

Commemorative issue

50th Anniversary of Independence

Obverse

Port of Matadi at right center.
Serial number in black at bottom left, horizontal.
Serial number in red at top left, vertical.

Lettering:
500F
CINQ CENTS FRANCS
BANQUE CENTRALE DU CONGO

Translation:
Five Hundred Francs
Central Bank of Congo

Reverse

Kinsuka bridge. 50th Anniversary of Independence logo at lower right.

Lettering:
500F

CINQUANTENAIRE DE L'INDEPENDANCE 1960-2010

BANQUE CENTRALE DU CONGO

MIA TANO
NKAMA ITANU
NKAMA MITANO
NKAMA TANU

PONT DE KINSUKA

LA CONTRAFACTEUR EST PUNI DE SERVITUDE PENALE

Watermark

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

Comments

Colours: Light and dark green.
Printer: G&D.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2010  3.16 94% P#100a Issued note, dated 30.06.2010
2010  6% P#100s Specimen, dated 30.06.2010

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