, The Banque Centrale de Djibouti introduced this 40-franc note to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Djibouti’s independence from France, which took place on 27 June 1977. Courtesy of Stane Štraus (www.polymernotes.org), Alex Zlotin, Dennis Zammit, and Hartmut Fraunhoffer (Banknote-Online).
According to a press release on the web site of Banque Centrale de Djibouti, bank governor Feu M. Djama Mahamoud Haid died on 11 January 2013. Collectors should keep their eyes open for a new signature combination. Courtesy of Jean – Claude Royaud.