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1967-2001 | 2004

 

 

5 Gourdes, (1967)

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1 Gourde, (1980-82) Tyvek Plastic

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Front: François Duvalier (1907-1971), President of Haiti 1957-71.

The Coat of Arms of Haiti.

Courtesy orocondor

 

2 Gourdes, (1980-82) Tyvek Plastic

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Front: François Duvalier (1907-1971), President of Haiti 1957-71.

The Coat of Arms of Haiti.

Courtesy Stane Straus

 

50 Gourdes, (1980-82) Tyvek Plastic

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Front: Lysius Félicité Salomon Jeune (1815-1888), President of Haiti 1879-1888

The Coat of Arms of Haiti.

Courtesy bank note museum

 

5 Gourdes, 1989

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Front: Statue of Battle of Vertieres in Port au Prince

The Battle of Vertières, the last major battle of the Second War of Haitian Independence, was the final part of the Haitian Revolution under François Capois. It was fought between Haitian rebels and French expeditionary forces on 18 November 1803 at Vertières.

Back: Coat of Arms

 

Statue of Battle of Vertieres

Statue of Battle of Vertieres

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10 Gourdes, 1991

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Front: Catherine Flon

Catherine Flon is regarded as one of the symbols of the Haitian Revolution and independence. She sewed the first Haitian flag on May 18, 1803, the last day of the Congress of Arcahaie.

Back: Coat of Arms

 

Catherine Flon

Catherine Flon

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25 Gourdes, 2000

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Front: Palace of Justice in Port au Prince

Back: Coat of Arms

 

Palace of Justice

Palace of Justice

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50 Gourdes, 2000

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Front: Lysius Salomon (1815-1888), President of Haiti 1879-1888

Back: Coat of Arms

 

100 Gourdes, 2000

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Front: Henri Christophe (1767-1820), President of Haiti 1807-1820

Back: Coat of Arms

 

250 Gourdes, 2000

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Front: Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1758-1806), Emperor of Haiti 1804-1806 under the name of Jacques I

Back: Coat of Arms

 

20 Gourdes, 2001
Commemorates Bicentennial of Constitution

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Front: Francois Dominique Touissant L'Ouverture (1743-1803), revolutionary leader

Back: Open Constitution book

1967-2001 | 2004

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Haiti, occupies the western one-thirds of the island of Hispanola in the Caribbean Sea between Puerto Rico and Cuba, was discovered by Columbus in 1492, and ceded to France in 1697. Slave revolt established the Republic of Haiti in 1804. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Haiti.

 

 

 

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