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50 Centimes

Features

Country Congo - Democratic Republic
Type Standard banknote
Year 1997
Value 50 Centimes
0.50 CDF = 0.00025 USD
Currency Franc (1998-date)
Composition Paper
Size 120 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 84,
  • 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# 84A
  • 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

Okapi head at left. Bank monogram at center.

Lettering:
Banque Centrale Du Congo
Cinquante Centimes

Translation:
Central Bank of Congo
50 Centimes

Reverse

Family of Okapis in Okapi Wildlife Reserve at Epulu at left center.

Lettering:
Banque Centrale Du Congo
Cinquante Centimes

Translation:
Central Bank of Congo
50 Centimes

Watermark

Single Okapi head or multiple heads repeated vertically.

Comments

Printer name can be found at lower right on back (barely visible).

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1997-Nov-1  1.84 100% P# 84a. Printer: Giesecke & Devrient, Germany.
1997-Nov-1  0% P# 84A. Printer: Tumba Bruk, Sweden.
1997-Nov-1  0% P# 84s; Specimen. As a, overprinted SPECIMEN in red on both sides.

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