Articles


Download pictures of banknotes, coins, emblems and flags presented on this site


Gold Coins

Interesting about the money

The first paper money in the world

Banks of the world

Travellers of the world

Nations of the world

Silver Coins

World currency

Recreation and resorts

All about inflation

World Languages

Financial investments

Travel all over the world

Metal franc CFAs - modern coins of Gabon

  • Name:
  • Monetary unit:
  • Capital:
  • Area:
  • Language:
  • Country code:
  • Gabon, Republic
  • Franc CFA
  • Libreville
  • of 257 670 sq. km
  • French (state), etc.
  • GA (GAB) 266

Republic Gabon Monetary unit is the franc CFA (CFA Central - financial cooperation of the countries of the Central Africa) which is equal 100 centimes. In circulation there are coins of denomination of 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100 and 500 franc CFAs.

The Exchange rate union of the Central Africa - sometimes it name also a zone of issue of Bank of the States of the Central Africa - as regional currency grouping combines eight African countries: Gabon, Cameroon, Congo, Central African republic, Chad and Equatorial Guinea. The union was formed still during this period when these countries were colonial possession of France. In all countries of the Exchange rate union of the Central Africa in circulation there are coins with identical design and nominal value.

On face side of a coin in nominal value 1 franc three heads of an antelope the addax against savanna are represented, on a reverse the digital designation of nominal value and an inscription with the issuing bank name, framed with a wreath from fruits is seated. Coins in nominal value 5,10 have similar design of an obverse, 25, 50 and 100 francs, the reverse is issued in the same way (except for actually digital designation of nominal value of a coin) at 5, 10 and 25 francs. On a reverse of a coin of denomination of 50 francs the digital designation of nominal value is seated in to ornament the socket, and on 100 francs - in a geometrical ornament.

The Face side of a coin in nominal value of 500 francs of the sample of 1977 is decorated by the plotting of the African girl with a flower, and on the back of the this coin the head of an antelope the addax and a digital designation of nominal value is represented. The coin of denomination of 500 francs of the sample of 1998 On its obverse has other design the portrait of the girl is seated, and the reverse decorates the plotting of flora of continent.

Nominal value: 1 franc CFA
Stamping: 1990
the Material: Aluminium
the Note:
the Obverse 1 franc CFA of Gabon the Reverse 1 franc CFA of Gabon
Nominal value: 5 francs
Stamping: 1992
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 franc CFAs of Gabon the Reverse of 5 franc CFAs of Gabon
Nominal value: 10 francs
Stamping: 1996
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 franc CFAs of Gabon the Reverse of 10 franc CFAs of Gabon

Notes Gabon

Save on your hotel - HotelsCombined.com


Main Banknotes Coins Articles Sources

Copyright (c) RKa 2010-2014