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Guinea

 

10 Sylis, 1971

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Front: Patrice Émery Lumumba (1925-1961), First Prime Minister of Congo Democratic Republic (1960)

Back: People carrying bananas

 

25 Sylis, 1971

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100 Sylis, 1971

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500 Sylis, 1980

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Front: Josip Broz Tito (1892-1980), leader of Yugoslavia

Back: Modern building

 

25 Francs, 1985

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Front: Boy

Back: Girl by huts

 

50 Francs, 1985

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Front: Man

Back: Plowing

 

100 Francs, 1985

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Front: Young woman

Back: Banana harvest

 

Young Woman

 

500 Francs, 1985

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Front: Woman

Back: Mining conveyor

 

1000 Francs, 1985

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Front: Girl

Back: Mining

 

Guinea Girl

 

5,000 Francs, 1998

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Front: Woman

Back: Kinkon hydroelectric plant

 

Woman

 

10,000 Francs, 2008

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Front: Boy

Back: Field with trees; "Lady of Mali" rock formation on Mount Loura

 

500 Francs, 2015

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Front: Woman

Back: Mining conveyor

Courtesy uncshop

 

1000 Francs, 2015

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Front: Girl

Back: Mining; stalk of bananas

Courtesy uncshop

 

5,000 Francs, 2015

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Front: Woman

Back: Kinkon hydroelectric plant

Courtesymbank_notes

 

10,000 Francs, 2012

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Front: Boy

Back: Field with trees; "Lady of Mali" rock formation on Mount Loura

Courtesy yuri Minkin

 

"Lady of Mali" rock formation

rock formation

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20,000 Francs, 2015

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Front: Guinean woman

Back: Hydroelectric dam in Kaleta

Courtesy yuraa

 

Hydroelectric Dam

Hydroelectric Dam

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Guinea, located on the Atlantic coast of Africa, was a French colony. In 1895 it became an autonomous part of the federation of French West Africa. Became an overseas territory of the French Union in 1946, and an independent republic in 1958. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Guinea.

 

 

 

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