French Equatorial Africa

French Equatorial Africa chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

The French Equatorial Africa chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers.

This 16-page catalog covers notes issued by the Gouvernement Général de l’Afrique Equatoriale Française (Government General of French Equatorial Africa) from 1917 to 1940, Afrique Française Libre (Free French Africa) in 1942, the Caisse Centrale de la France Libre (Central Bank of Free France) from 1943 to 1944, the Caisse Centrale de la France d’Outre-Mer (Central Bank of Overseas France) from 1944 to 1952, and the Institut d’Emission de’Afrique Equatoriale Française et du Cameroun (Issuing Institute of French Equatorial Africa and Cameroon) in 1957. Published 14 April 2017.

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