According to a CNN article dated 1 July 2019, the Economic Community of West African States (consisting of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo) has adopted the name “eco” for a planned single currency to
According to an AfricaTribune article dated 6 November 2018, the Banque Centrale de la Republique de Guinée intends to introduce a reduced-size 10,000-franc note as well as a 20,000-franc note with improved security features.
, B338 (P47): 500 francs (US$0.05) Green. Front: French text; woman with headscarf; coat of arms. Back: French text; minehead; diamond; ceremonial headdress. Solid security thread. Watermark: Woman with headscarf, RG, and Cornerstones. Printer: (De La Rue). 128 x 63 mm. Paper. a. 2015. Sig. 5: Camara/Nabe. Prefix NU –
, B340 (P49): 5,000 francs (US$0.55) Purple, green, red, and blue. Front: French text; woman with cimier hairstyle; pigeons taking flight; coat of arms; bank logo as registration device. Back: French text; map of Guinea; Kinkon dam; cob of corn on the stalk. 3-mm red-to-green windowed security thread with demetalized
, B341 (P50): 20,000 francs (US$2.20) Blue, green, orange, and purple. Front: French text; Guinean woman wearing head scarf; pigeons taking flight; coat of arms; bank logo as registration device. Back: French text; map of Guinea; hydroelectric dam in Kaleta; electricity transmission towers. 3-mm red-to-green windowed security thread with demetalized