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Franc of Guinea

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  • Guinea, Republic
  • Franc of Guinea
  • Conakry
  • of 245 860 sq. km
  • French (state) and local dialects
  • GN (GIN) 324

Monetary unit of Guinean Republic is the franc Guinea consisting of 100 centimes and manufactured by Central bank of Guinean Republic.

Till March I960 Guinea was included into a franc area and in its territory as monetary unit the franc CFA which issue addressed carried out Central bank of the states of the Western Africa. Since March, 1st I960 Guinea has entered own currency - a franc Guinea.

on October, 2nd, 1972 in Guinea currency reform has been spent and the new monetary unit is entered - sily, equal to 10 francs Guinea.

In connection with dollar devaluation of the USA on January, 6th, 1986 instead of sily the monetary unit - a franc Guinea has been again entered.

In a cash turn-over there are denominations of denomination of 100, 500, 1000, 5000 and 10000 francs.

the Flag Guinea the Map Guinea
the Arms Guinea

The International designation of a franc Guinea - GNF .

The Face side of a denomination in nominal value of 100 francs, having the size 130 x 65 mm and mainly coloured in violet, gold and pink colours, is decorated by the plotting of the young woman and a traditional Guinean sculpture, and on the back of the this note the plotting of process of the tax of a banana crop is possessed.

Notes and coins of Guinea are decorated by the plotting of the State Emblem which, as well as is necessary to the African country, has intricate enough appearance. It consists of the sword crossed on a board and a carbine seated against a branch which is kept by a soaring bird.

Face side of 100 francs of Guinea
the Back of 100 francs of Guinea

Since 2006, as a result of inflation note issue in 100 francs Guinea is terminated, to it on change the denomination has come to 10000 francs Guinea, executed in yellow-blue-green colour scale. On face side the teenager, and on turnaround - cultivated fields at the left is represented.

Face side of 10000 francs of Guinea
the Back of 10000 francs of Guinea

It is updated 03.2012

Coins of Guinea


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