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Nigeria

 

1 Naira, (1984)

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Front: Herbert Macaulay (1864-1946), Nigerian nationalist, politician, engineer, journalist, and musician

Back: Mask

 

5 Naira, (1984)

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Front: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912-1966), Prime Minister of Nigeria 1960-1966

Back: Dancers

 

10 Naira, (1984)

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Front: Alvan Ikoku (1900-1971), educator and politician

Back: Two women with bowls on heads

 

20 Naira, (1984)

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Front: Murtala Ramat Muhammed (1938-1976), an army general, Head of State 1975-1976

Back: Coat of Arms

 

50 Naira, (1991)

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Front: Four bust reflecting varied citizentry

Back: Three farmers in field

 

100 Naira, 1999

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Front: Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909-1987), Nigerian nationalist and political leader

Back: Zuma rock

 

100 Naira, 2009

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Front: Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909-1987), Nigerian nationalist and political leader

Back: Zuma rock

Zuma Rock is a large monolith located in Niger State, just north of Nigeria's capital Abuja

Courtesy noteshobby

 

Zuma rock

Zuma rock

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200 Naira, 2000

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Front: Ahmadu Bello (1909-1966), Nigerian political leader

Back: Two cows and agriculture products

 

500 Naira, 2009

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Front: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904-1996), first President of Nigeria (1963-1966)

Back: Oil platform

Courtesy harris004

 

5 Naira, 2006

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Front: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912-1966), Prime Minister of Nigeria 1960-1966

Back: Dancers

Courtesy asianbanknotes

 

10 Naira, 2006

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Front: Alvan Ikoku (1900-1971), educator and politician

Back: Two women with bowls on heads

Courtesy asianbanknotes

 

20 Naira, 2006 (2007) Polymer

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Front: Murtala Ramat Muhammed (1938-1976), an army general, Head of State 1975-1976

Back: Portrait of Ladi Kwali, a famous potter

 

50 Naira, 2007

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Front: Four busts reflecting varied citizentry

Back: Fishermen

 

1000 Naira, 2005

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Front: Aliyu Mai-Bornu (1919-1970), Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria 1963-1967; Clement Isong (1920-2000), Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria 19671975

Back: Central Bank of Nigeria building in Abuja

Courtesy absolutebanknotes

 

50 Naira, 2010 Polymer
Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Independence

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Front: Four busts reflecting varied citizentry

Back: Fishermen

Courtesy exkiwi2009

 

5 Naira, 2009 Polymer

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Front: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912-1966), Prime Minister of Nigeria 1960-1966

Back: Dancers

Courtesy busot71

 

10 Naira, 2009 Polymer

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Front: Alvan Ikoku (1900-1971), educator and politician

Back: Two women with bowls on heads

 

50 Naira, 2009 Polymer

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Front: Four bust reflecting varied citizentry

Back: Fishermen

 

100 Naira, 2014
Commemorates 100 Years of Existence

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Front: Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909-1987), Nigerian nationalist and political leader

Back: Chief Obafemi Awolowo; traditional dancers

Courtesy eunumlib

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Nigeria, located on the Atlantic coast of Africa, was a British colony 1885-1960. Became independent in 1960. It's a member of the British Commonwealth. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Nigeria.

 

 

 

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