According to an article on L’Express dated 1 November 2012, the Banque Centrale du Congo has issued a new 20,000-franc banknote. B326 (P104): 20,000 francs (US$32) Yellow. Front: French text; RDC and map as registration device; two giraffes; carved head; holographic patch. Back: French text; palm trees; clusters of palmRead More…

B325 (P103): 10,000 francs (US$16) Violet. Front: French text; RDC and map as registration device; two gnus; carved statuette; holographic patch. Back: French text; plantain plants and fruit; bird on branch; BCC and map. Windowed security thread with demetalized RD Congo. Watermark: Leopard head and electrotype 10000. Printer: (Unknown). 151Read More…

B323 (P101): 1,000 francs (US$1.60) Green. Front: French text; RDC and map as registration device; two standing okapi; Kanioka carved box with two seated human figures and two lizards on lid. Back: French text; field of corn; African gray parrot on branch; BCC and map. Windowed security thread with demetalizedRead More…

B324 (P102): 5,000 francs (US$8.10) Brown. Front: French text; RDC and map as registration device; zebras; Hemba statuette. Back: French text; food (perhaps cassava) bundles; two Congo peafowl birds; BCC and map. Windowed security thread with demetalized RD Congo. Watermark: Okapi head and electrotype 5000. Printer: (Unknown). 146 x 72Read More…

According to an article on Le Potentiel dated 6 June 2012, the Banque Centrale du Congo (Central Bank of Congo) plans to issue new 1,000-, 5,000-, and 10,000-franc notes on 2 July 2012, with face values of US$1.10, $5.40, and $11, respectively. Currently the largest denomination is 500 francs (B317).Read More…

B321 (P99): 200 francs (US$0.30) Purple, pink, and green. Front: French text; man and woman with hoes; bank monogram; 5-pointed star in diamond as registration device. Back: French text; 5-pointed star in diamond; four men beating large log drum (Le Gong Telegraphique) on river bank. Solid security thread with demetalizedRead More…