Dr Congo- 1997, 2000, 2003 - Group Of 5 - Congolese Banknotes - Unc - Numismatic
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Dr Congo- 1997, 2000, 2003 - Group Of 5 - Congolese Banknotes - Unc - Numismatic:
This gorgeous assortment of 5 different UNC (uncirculated) banknotes from the Banque Centrale du Congo (Central Bank of the Congo) includes two banknotes dated 01-11-1997 in 20 Centimes (cents) and 20 Franc (dollars) denominations, two banknotes dated 4-01-2000 in 50 Franc and 100 Franc denominations, and a 30-6-2003 dated 20 Franc banknote. When the country's name changed in 1997 (the 8th time in a century) from Zaire to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the bank took its current name: Banque Centrale du Congo. It currently operates a network of regional branches across the DRC. The newly transformed nation’s 1997 bank issue marks the end of the First Congo War. Peace did not last long. 2003 marks the year the Second Congo War ended and a transitional government was formed. The January 4th 2000 50F and 100F denomination banknotes are a nostalgic collectible of the Millennium New Year. Where were you for Y2K? This extraordinary collection of banknotes highlights the stark contrast between the reality of war and an enduring optimism for a prosperous future. The DRC has been inflicted with decades of perpetual turmoil, it overflows with shocking historical accounts of bloody wars intertwined with tales of resilience and survival, this collectible assortment of banknotes stands alone. To whoever takes these home, it is recommend they remain as a set, as it is part of their appeal. These beautiful French banknotes display the peaceful serenity and calm of the Sub-Saharan landscape, majestic African wildlife, and a strong cultural heritage. Today, the Democratic Republic of the Congo remains politically fragile. These HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE numismatics would be an impressive addition to any sophisticated notaphilist's paper money collection or dealer's showroom.Whether you are a novice or experienced numismatists you will drool looking at our other listed world currency items for sale and you can buy with confidence knowing we have a rock solid reputation built on trustworthy service for over 50 years! FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA AND THE USA!!! PURCHASES OVER $300 SHIP EXPRESS POST WITH A SIGNATURE REQUIRED AT DESTINATION. Please feel free to contact Olmstead Currency or #UncJunk with any questions.