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Ethiopia

 

1 Dollar, (1945)

1 Dollar (1945) front
1 Dollar (1945) back

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Front: Haile Selassie (1892-1975), Emperor of Ethiopia 1930-1974

Back: Coat of arms

 

1 Dollar, (1966)

1 Dollar (1966) front
1 Dollar (1966) back

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Front: Haile Selassie (1892-1975), Emperor of Ethiopia 1930-1974

Back: Coat of arms

 

100 Dollars, (1966)

100 Dollars (1966) front
100 Dollars (1966) back

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Front: Bet Giorgis (Church of St. George) in Lalibela, carved from solid rock in the shape of a cross; Haile Selassie (1892-1975), Emperor of Ethiopia 1930-1974

Back: Coat of arms

 

Bet Giorgis

Bet Giorgis

Enlarge: ChurchBet Giorgis

 

50 Birr, (1991)

50 Birr (1991) front
50 Birr (1991) back

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Front: Science students

Back: Fasil Ghebbi at Gondar

Fasil Ghebbi is a fortress-enclosure located in Gondar, Ethiopia. It served as the home of Ethiopia's emperors in the 17th and 18th centuries.

 

Fasil Ghebbi

Fasil Ghebbi

Enlarge: CastleFasil Ghebbi

 

1 Birr, 2008

1 Birr, 2008 front
1 Birr, 2008 back

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Front: Boy

Back: Blue Nile (Tis-Isat) Falls

Courtesy asianbanknites

 

Blue Nile (Tis-Isat) Falls

Blue Nile (Tis-Isat) Falls

Enlarge: FallsBlue Nile (Tis-Isat) Falls

 

5 Birr, 2008

5 Birr, 2008 front
1 Birr, 2008 back

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Front: Coffee harvest

Back: Kudu; lynx

Courtesy asianbanknites

 

10 Birr, 2008

10 Birr, 2008 front
10 Birr, 2008 back

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Front: Basket weaver

Back: Tractor

Courtesy asianbanknites

 

50 Birr, 2008

50 Birr, 2008 front
50 Birr, 2008 back

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Front: Farmer plowing with oxen

Back: Fasil Ghebbi at Gondar

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

 

Fasil Ghebbi

Fasil Ghebbi

Enlarge: CastleFasil Ghebbi

 

100 Birr, 2008

50 Birr, 2008 front
50 Birr, 2008 back

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Front: Farmer plowing with oxen

Back: Young man with microscope

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

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Ethiopia, located in east-central Africa, was reigned, with only brief interruptions, by emperors until 1974 when Emperor Haile Selassie was deposed by the military. Renamed Peoples Democratic Republic in 1976, Federal Republic in 1991. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Ethiopia.

 

 

 

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