Banque Centrale des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest

The BCEAO was created in 1962 to provide monetary policy and delivers banknotes in CFA for countries in the West African States of Benin, Mali, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Togo, Niger, and Guinea-Bissau. It currently issues banknotes in CFA, interchangeable with the Euro.

West African States

P.2a

100 Francs, Woman with Braids

Imp BdF: Intaglio
4/23/1959

Serveau, C. FEC
Beltrand, C. (F), Baudier (B) SC

West African States

P.701Kb

100 Francs, African Woman and Village

Imp BdF: Intaglio
3/20/1961

Serveau, C. FEC
Beltrand, C. (F), Baudier (B) SC

West African States

P.702Km

500 Francs, Traditional and Modern Agriculture

Imp BdF: Litho
ND (1959-65)

detail

Vaudiau, R. FEC

West African States

P.103Am

1000 Francs, Africans, Rope Bridge

Imp BdF: Litho
ND (1959-65)

Serveau, C. FEC
Beltrand, C. (F), Baudier (B) SC

West African States

P.104Ah

5000 Francs, Modern and Traditional Palm Oil Manufacturing

Imp BdF
ND (1961-65)

Munier, P. (F), Serveau, C. (B) FEC
Beltrand, C. (F), Baudier (B) SC

West African States

P.405Da

500 Francs, Zebus

Imp FCO
1988

Vaudiau, R. FEC
Jubert, J. (F), Herouard (B) SC

West African States

P.406Da

1000 Francs, Phosphate Mine

Imp FCO
1988

detail

Vaudiau, R. FEC
Jubert, J. (F), Renaud (B) SC

West African States

P.407Da

5000 Francs, Traditional and Modern Fishing

Imp BdF
1988

Vauduau FEC
Jubert, J. (F), Renaud (B) SC

West African States

P.109Ad

10,000 Francs, Traditional and Modern Weaving

Imp BdF
ND (1977-92)

Vaudiau, R. FEC
Renaud (F), Poilliot, G. (B) SC

West African States

P.310Cm

500 Francs, Hydroelectric Dam and Tractor. See Specialized Collection of this note

Imp FCO
2002

Lambert, P. FEC

West African States

P.411Dc

1000 Francs, Young Woman, Storage of Groundnut, Women Carrying Baskets

Imp FCO
1993

Lambert, P. FEC

West African States

P.412Dc

2500 Francs, Woman, Hydroelectric Dam, Spraying Trees

Imp FCO
1994

Lambert, P. FEC

West African States

P.213Bl

5000 Francs, Uranium Factory, Market Scene

Imp BdF
2002

Lambert, P. FEC

West African States

P.114Aa

10,000 Francs, BCEAO Tower, Woman and Rope Bridge

Imp BdF
1992

Lambert, P. FEC

West African States

P.415Db

1000 Francs, Health & Education

Imp FCO
2004

West African States

P.416Db

2000 Francs, Transportation

Imp FCO

West African States

P.117Aa

5000 Francs, Agriculture

Imp FCO
2003

West African States

P.718K

10,000 Francs, Telecommunications

Imp FCO
2009