Notes Of The Central African Franc: 500 Francs (Equatorial Guinea, 2000)-Reference

This large Central African banknote represents the 1st denomination of the Central African CFA Franc (Series 1994). The beautifully illustrated observe features a shepherd backed by a watering hole and Zebu cattle. The reverse depicts a herd of Kob (antelope), near a large Baobab tree. Notably notes of the Series 1994 have been demonetized, replaced by the newer Series 2002. (Note Size: 140 x 75 mm or 5.51 x 2.95 in)


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Additional Notes

  • The CFA is a French institution which provides monetary services for France's former African colonies, via the French treasury.

  • The CFA manages 2 distinct, although interchangeable currencies the Central African and West African Francs.

  • The CFA Franc's ISO Codes are XAF (Central) and XOF (West).

  • The West African CFA Franc is the currency of 6 nations: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Republic of the Congo.

  • Central African Francs feature a letter to designate member state: Republic of the Congo (C), Cameroon (E), Central African Republic (F), Gabon (L), Equatorial Guinea (N), and Chad (P).

  • This note was issued by CFA member Equatorial Guinea, designated by the observe's letter N.

  • In 2002, the Central African Franc was re-designated: Gabon (A), Chad (C), Equatorial Guinea (F), Central African Republic (M), Central African Republic (T), and Cameroon (U).

  • The current CFA Franc is pegged to the Euro,1 € = 6.559 CFA francs.

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