Congo Democratic Republic new 500-franc commemorative note (B322a) confirmed

The bank issued 20 million notes to commemorate the country’s 50th anniversary of independence from Belgium. These commemoratives circulate in parallel with the preceding notes of the same denomination.

B322 (P100): 500 francs (US$0.80)

Green. Front: French text; RDC and map as registration device; Port de Matadi (Port of Matadi) with buildings, cranes, ships, and mountains; map. Back: French text; Pont de Kinsuka (Kinsuka bridge); 50th anniversary logo; BCC and map. Solid security thread with demetalized REP DEM DU CONGO. Watermark: Okapi head. Printer: (Unknown). 151 x 70 mm. Paper.

a. 30.06.2010. Sig. 1: Mulongo.
Prefix/suffix U/A – U/D.

Courtesy of Bill Stubkjaer,, and Hartmut Fraunhoffer.

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