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Ghana

 

2 Cedis, 1978

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100 Cedis, 1990

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500 Cedis, 1992

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1000 Cedis, 1993

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2000 Cedis, 1995

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10,000 Cedis, 2002

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Front: Six distinguished Ghanaians who spearheaded the struggle for Ghana's independence

The "Big Six" that led Ghana to independence in 1957 are:

Kwame Nkrumah (1909-1972), President of Ghana 1960-1966
Emmanuel Odarkwei Obetsebi Lamptey (1902-1963), a politician in the British colony of the Gold Coast
William Ofori Atta (1910-1988), Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ghana 1971-1972
Edward Akufo-Addo (1906-1979), President of Ghana 1970-1972
Ebenezer Ako Adjei (1916-2002), Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ghana 1961-1962
Joseph Boakye Danquah (1895-1965), Ghanaian statesman, pan-Africanist, scholar and historian

Back: Independence Arch, the symbol of the political independence of Ghana.

 

20,000 Cedis, 2002

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Front: Ephraim Amu (1899-1995), Ghanaian composer, musician and teacher

Back: National Theatre of Ghana in Accra

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1 Cedi, 2010

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Front: Six distinguished Ghanaians who spearheaded the struggle for Ghana's independence; Independence Arch, the symbol of the political independence of Ghana.

Back: Akosombo Dam

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

 

2 Cedis, 2010

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Front: Kwame Nkrumah (1909 - 1972), President of Ghana 1960-1966

Back: Old and new Parliament buildings

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5 Cedis, 2010

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Front: Six distinguished Ghanaians who spearheaded the struggle for Ghana's independence; Independence Arch, the symbol of the political independence of Ghana.

Back: University of Ghana

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10 Cedis, 2010

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Front: Six distinguished Ghanaians who spearheaded the struggle for Ghana's independence; Independence Arch, the symbol of the political independence of Ghana.

Back: Bank of Ghana headquarters

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

 

20 Cedis, 2010

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Front: Six distinguished Ghanaians who spearheaded the struggle for Ghana's independence; Independence Arch, the symbol of the political independence of Ghana.

Back: Supreme Court building

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50 Cedis, 2010

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Front: Six distinguished Ghanaians who spearheaded the struggle for Ghana's independence; Independence Arch, the symbol of the political independence of Ghana.

Back: Christianborg Castle, the seat of Government

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Ghana, located on the west coast of Africa, was a British colony of Gold Coast. It gained independence and adopted the current name in 1957. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Ghana.

 

 

 

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