Guinean franc currency | Guinea franc notes
Guinean franc currency:
Guinean franc is the official currency of Guinea and the official symbol is FG. In 1959 first Guinean franc introduced to replace the CFA franc. First series of coins was introduced in the denominations of 1, 5, 10 and 25 francs and the bank notes were introduced in the denominations of 50, 100, 500, 1000, 5000 and 10,000 francs. On 1 March 1963, with more colors, enhanced security features, improved embossing a second series of bank notes was introduced without 10,000 francs. In 1962, a series of coins issued. The franc was replaced by syli in 1971 at a rate of 1 syli = 10 francs.
In 1985, The Guinean franc was reintroduced as currency of Guinea at par with the syli. The Coins were issued in 1987 in the denominations of 1, 5 10 and 25 and later in 1994 50 francs added. First series of bank notes were introduced in the denominations of 25, 50, 100, 500, 1000 and 5000 francs. In 1998, a second series issued the 25 and 50 francs banknotes. Third series were introduced in denomination of 500, 1000 and 5000 francs in 2006. A 10,000 franc was issued on 11 June 2007. Due to celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of both the Guinean franc and the Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea, a commemorative series of 1000, 5000, and 10,000 francs banknotes was issued in 2010. A new 10,000 francs banknote issued by Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea on July 9, 2012, which is similar to the original issue, but it has been revised. A 20,000 franc banknote was issued by Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea on May 11, 2015.
Guinean Franc (Guinea):
Symbol: FG (possibly also Fr or GFr)
25, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 5000, 10,000, 20,000 francs
1, 5, 10, 25, 50 francs
Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea