500 Francs

Features

Issuer Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville) (Democratic Republic of the Congo )
Period Republic (1960-1964)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1961-1964
Value 500 Francs
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 259294
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 7
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

Mask at left

Lettering:
BANQUE NATIONALE DU CONGO
CINQ CENT FRANCS
LE CONTREFACTEUR EST PUNIT DE SERVITUDE PENALE

Reverse

Building at bottom

Lettering: BANQUE NATIONALE DU CONGO

Translation: NATIONAL BANK OF CONGO

Watermark

Bird

Printer

Bradbury Wilkinson and Company, United Kingdom (1856-1990)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1961-Oct-15  P#7a
1961-Oct-15  P#7s Specimen
1961-Dec-01  P#7a
1962-Jan-01  P#7a
1964-Aug-01  P#7a

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 500 FrancsPicture 1 of a sold 500 Francs
Katz
Auction 59
Lot 2746
Internet Archive
Apr 23, 2022 1964-Aug-01 – P#7a VF USD 19.89
(EUR 19.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 500 FrancsPicture 1 of a sold 500 Francs
Katz
Auction 62
Lot 148
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 1964-Aug-01 – P#7a F USD 68.05
(EUR 65.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 500 FrancsPicture 1 of a sold 500 Francs
Katz
Auction 59
Lot 2744
Internet Archive
Apr 23, 2022 Undetermined AU USD 28.27
(EUR 27.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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