, 1,000 francs, 1 MARS 2010. Like BCRG B33a, but 3-mm (not 4-mm) tall prefix letters in vertical serial number at right and different font in horizontal serial number at left (B33a, top; B33b, bottom). Also, Cornerstone watermarks removed, possibily indicating someone other than DLR printed the new variety. Courtesy
5,000 francs, 2012. Like BCRG B30a (P41), but new date. Courtesy of Hartmut Fraunhoffer (www.banknoten.de).
The Guinea chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 16-page catalog covers notes issued by the Gouvernement Général de l’A.O.F. – Colonie de la Guinée Française (Government General of French West Africa – Colony of French Guinea) from
,, At a press conference on 20 November 2010, Alhasanne Barry, governor of the Banque Centrale de la République de Guinée, unveiled new 1,000-, 5,000-, and 10,000-franc (US$0.15, 0.70, and 1.45, respectively) banknotes to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Guinean currency. In addition to the 50th anniversary logo on the
, 10,000 francs (US$2)Green, blue, and brown. Front: Young girl; coat of arms; three shells and pineapple. Back: Field with trees; “Lady of Maali” rock formation on Mount Loura. 3-mm red-to-green windowed security thread with demetalized 10000 GNF. Watermark: Young girl, electrotype RG, and Cornerstones. Printer: TDLR (w/o imprint). 153