BELGIAN CONGO
Printed Money, 1896 - 1959 Issues

   

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COS:
King
LEOPOLD II
17.12.1865 - 17.12.1909


COS:
King
BAUDOUIN
1951-60


HOG: Gov Gen
Theophile
WAHIS
1908-12


HOG: Gov Gen
Hendrik
CORNELIS
1958-60

BELGIAN CONGO Banknotes, 1896-1959 Issues

BELGIAN CONGO

History: 1876 BEL; 1884 Int'l Assoc.Congo; 29.5.1885 Congo Free State; 1908 BEL Congo; 1.7.1960 ZAI
The first banknotes attributable to Belgian Congo were issued in 1896.
Currency History:
BEL currency until 1960; ZAI 1960 >

CONGO FREE STATE

History: 1876 BEL; 1884 Int'l Assoc.Congo; 29.5.1885 Congo Free State

Etat Independant du Congo

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P.1 10 Francs Bruxelles 7.2.1896
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P.2  100 Francs 1896 Images Needed

BELGIAN CONGO

15.11.1908 Belgian Congo

Banque du Congo Belge

P.3 - P.17  1-100 Francs 1914-44 Images Needed
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P.18S  500 Francs ND(1927-37) ABNC
   RB
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P.19 - P.20  5-10,000 Francs 1941-42 Images Needed

Banque Centrale du Congo Belge et Ruanda-Urundi

P.21 - P.27  5-100 Francs 1952-55 Images Needed
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P.28S  500 Francs ND(1953-55) BWC
   RB
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P.29 - P.31 Images Needed
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P.32  50 Francs 01.04.(19)57
     CL1
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P.32  50 Francs 1957 Lion's Head watrermakek
P.33 - P.34 Images Needed
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P.35 1,000 Francs 1.9.1959
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For later issues see Congo Democratic Republic (Kinshasa)


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

CL1   We gratefully acknowledge CL1 for these images.
RB   We gratefully acknowledge Richard Burd for these images.