50 Makuta

50 Makuta -  obverse50 Makuta -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville) (Democratic Republic of the Congo )
Period Democratic Republic (1964-1971)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1967-1970
Value 50 Makuta (0.50 ZRN)
Currency Zaire (1967-1993)
Composition Paper
Size 150 × 69 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 242367
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 11
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

President Mobutu Sese Seko on the right.
Stadium "Tata Raphaël", Kinshasa

Lettering:
BANQUE NATIONALE DU CONGO
50 MAKUTA - 50 MAKUTA
Signature LE GOUVERNEUR
LE CONTREFACTEUR EST PUNI DE SERVITUDE PENALE

Translation: Counterfeiting will be punished by law

Reverse

Date palms, factory

Lettering:
BANQUE NATIONALE DU CONGO
50 - 50
THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY. LIMITED

Watermark

No watermark

Printer

De La Rue (Thomas de la Rue, Thomas De La Rue & Co., TDLR), London, United Kingdom (1821-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1967-Jan-02  25% P#11a
1967-Nov-24  0% P#11(n/a)
1968-Sep-01  25% P#11a
1970-Jan-21  13% P#11a
1970-Oct-01  44% P#11b

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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