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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
Z > ZAIRE (Paper money from Zaire)
Zaire bank note - click to enlarge P16S TBB B101as D-A 50 makuta 30/06/1973 EF £ 15.00
50 Zaire Makuta banknote extremely fine (30/06/1973)Intaglio. Scarce date. Signature : Jules Fontaine Sambwa Pida N'Bagui. Coat of Arms. Solid security thread. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Printer: Giesecke & Devrient-Munich. Specimen note, foxing.

P16S TBB B101as D-A 50 makuta 30/06/1973 EF £ 15.00

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge

Intaglio. Scarce date. Signature : Jules Fontaine Sambwa Pida N'Bagui. Coat of Arms. Solid security thread. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Printer: Giesecke & Devrient-Munich. Specimen note, foxing.

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge P36S TBB B121as A-A 2,000 zaires 01/10/1991 UNC £ 14.00
2,000 Zaire Zaires banknote uncirculated (01/10/1991)Specimen note. Signature: John Gualberto Nyembo Shabani. Fishing net construction. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Solid security thread printed Republique du Zaire. Printer: Hotel Des Monnaies-Zaire. Carved figure.

P36S TBB B121as A-A 2,000 zaires 01/10/1991 UNC £ 14.00

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge

Specimen note. Signature: John Gualberto Nyembo Shabani. Fishing net construction. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Solid security thread printed Republique du Zaire. Printer: Hotel Des Monnaies-Zaire. Carved figure.

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge P37aS1 TBB B122as   5,000 zaires 20/05/1988 VF/EF £ 6.00
5,000 Zaire Zaires banknote very fine / extremely fine (20/05/1988)Specimen note. Elephant tusks and plants. Green triangle at lower left. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Solid security thread printed Banque du Zaire.

P37aS1 TBB B122as 5,000 zaires 20/05/1988 VF/EF £ 6.00

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge

Specimen note. Elephant tusks and plants. Green triangle at lower left. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Solid security thread printed Banque du Zaire.

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge P38aS TBB B123as H-A 10,000 zaires 24/11/1989 aUNC £ 6.00
10,000 Zaire Zaires banknote about uncirculated (24/11/1989)Specimen note.. Bank of Zaire on reverse. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Solid green-yellow-red security thread with printed Republique du Zaire. Signature: Pierre Pay Pay wa Syakassighe. Printer: Hotel Des Monnaies-Zaire.

P38aS TBB B123as H-A 10,000 zaires 24/11/1989 aUNC £ 6.00

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge

Specimen note.. Bank of Zaire on reverse. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Solid green-yellow-red security thread with printed Republique du Zaire. Signature: Pierre Pay Pay wa Syakassighe. Printer: Hotel Des Monnaies-Zaire.

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge P48S TBB B132as K-A 5 nouveaux makuta 24/06/1993 UNC £ 9.00
5 Zaire Nouveaux Makuta banknote uncirculated (24/06/1993)Solid security thread with demetalized Republique du Zaire. Independence Monument. No watermark. Mobutu Sese Seko on face. Leopard. Signature:Joseph Buhendwa Bwa Mushaba.Printer: Giesecke & Devrient.- Munich.

P48S TBB B132as K-A 5 nouveaux makuta 24/06/1993 UNC £ 9.00

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge

Solid security thread with demetalized Republique du Zaire. Independence Monument. No watermark. Mobutu Sese Seko on face. Leopard. Signature:Joseph Buhendwa Bwa Mushaba.Printer: Giesecke & Devrient.- Munich.

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge P52S TBB B135as C-A 1 zaire 24/06/1993 aUNC £ 7.25
1 Zaire Zaire banknote about uncirculated (24/06/1993)Printer: Giesecke & Devrient.- Munich. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Signature:Joseph Buhendwa Bwa Mushaba. Windowed security thread with demetalized Republic du Zaire. Specimen note.

P52S TBB B135as C-A 1 zaire 24/06/1993 aUNC £ 7.25

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge

Printer: Giesecke & Devrient.- Munich. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Signature:Joseph Buhendwa Bwa Mushaba. Windowed security thread with demetalized Republic du Zaire. Specimen note.

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge P53S TBB B136as D-A 5 zaires 24/06/1993 EF/AU £ 8.00
5 Zaire Zaires banknote extremely fine / about uncirculated (24/06/1993)Specimen note. Lightly foxed. Printer: Giesecke & Devrient.- Munich. Windowed security thread with demetalized Republic du Zaire.Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Signature:Joseph Buhendwa Bwa Mushaba.

P53S TBB B136as D-A 5 zaires 24/06/1993 EF/AU £ 8.00

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge

Specimen note. Lightly foxed. Printer: Giesecke & Devrient.- Munich. Windowed security thread with demetalized Republic du Zaire.Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Signature:Joseph Buhendwa Bwa Mushaba.

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge P66S TBB B145as B-A 1,000 new zaires 30/01/1995 UNC £ 9.00
1,000 Zaire New Zaires banknote uncirculated (30/01/1995)Signature: Patrice Djamboleka Loma.Printer: Giesecke & Devrient.- Munich. Thin security thread with demetalized Republique du Zaire. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Specimen note.

P66S TBB B145as B-A 1,000 new zaires 30/01/1995 UNC £ 9.00

Zaire bank note - click to enlarge

Signature: Patrice Djamboleka Loma.Printer: Giesecke & Devrient.- Munich. Thin security thread with demetalized Republique du Zaire. Mobutu Sese Seko on face and as watermark.Leopard. Specimen note.

International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Life Membership No. 164
Latin American Banknote Society (LANSA) Membership No. 1464