1 Birr

Features

Country Ethiopia
Period Federal Republic (1991-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1969 (1977)
Calendar Ethiopian
Value 1 Birr
1 ETB = 0.026 USD
Currency Birr (1944-date)
Composition Paper
Size 135 × 60 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 41
  • 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

Young boy

Lettering:
ONE BIRR
1
LEGAL TENDER IN ETHIOPIA

Reverse

Tisisat Falls of the Blue Nile

Lettering: 1

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1969 (1977)  19% P#41a Signature Bekele Tamirat. With title in Amharic script. Serial # prefix larger sans-serif letters. 4th coat of arms 1987-1991.
1969 (1977)  81% P#41b Signature Leikun Berhanu. With title: GOVERNOR and also in Amharic script.
1969 (1977)  3% P#41c Signature Leikun Berhanu. With serial # prefix smaller serif letters.
1969 (1977)  0% P#41s Specimen

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