5 Francs

Features

Country Belgian Congo
King Leopold III (1934-1951)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1943-1947
Value 5 Francs (5)
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 103 × 83 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 13A
  • 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

Woman with child at left. Black overprint EMISSION

Lettering:
BANQUE DU CONGO BELGE
CINQ FRANCS
PAYABLES A VUE

Reverse

Elephant and hippo at centre

Lettering:
BANK VAN BELGISCH CONGO
VIJF FRANK
BETAALBAAR OP ZICHT
DE NAMAKER WORDT DOOR DE WET MET DWANGARBEID GESTRAFT

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1943-Jan-10  23% P# 13Aa
1943-Aug-10  15% P# 13Ab
1944-Mar-10  0% P# 13Ac
1947-Apr-10  17,000,000 62% P# 13Ad

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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