Senegal

West African States adopt eco as common currency to be introduced in 2020

According to a CNN article dated 1 July 2019, the Economic Community of West African States (consisting of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo) has adopted the name “eco” for a planned single currency to be used in the region. Originally intended to be launched in 2000, the common currency has been postponed multiple times, and the newest target date is 2020.

West African States Senegal new sig/date (2019) 1,000-franc note (B121Ks) confirmed

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Like B121Kr, but new signatures and new date (2019).

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.

French West Africa chapter of The Banknote Book is now available


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

This 28-page catalog covers notes issued by the Banque de l’Afrique Occidentale (Bank of West Africa) from 1902 to 1945, Afrique Occidentale Française (French West Africa) in 1944, and Institut d’Emission de l’A.O.F. et du Togo (Issuing Institute of French West Africa and Togo) from 1955 to 1957. Published 19 August 2016.

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West African States chapter of The Banknote Book is now available


The West African States chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers.


This 30-page catalog covers notes issued by Banque Centrale des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (Central Bank of the West African States) from 1959 to present. Published 28 August 2015.

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  • Sharp color images of note’s front and back without overlap
  • Face value or date of demonetization if no longer legal tender
  • Specific identification of all vignette elements
  • Security features described in full
  • Printer imprint reproduced exactly as on note
  • Each date/signature variety assigned an individual letter
  • Variety checkboxes for tracking your collection and want list
  • Date reproduced exactly as on note
  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
  • Replacement note information
  • Signature tables, often with names and terms of service
  • Background information for historical and cultural context
  • Details magnified to distinguish between note varieties
  • Bibliographic sources listed for further research

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West African States (Senegal) new sig/date (2014) 5,000-franc note confirmed

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5,000 francs, (20)14. Like P717K, but new date and new signatures. Suffix K (Senegal).

Courtesy of Sejin Ahn.

West African States (Senegal) new date (2014) 500-franc note

500 francs, (20)14. Like unlisted 500-franc note introduced in 2012, but new date. Prefix K (Senegal).

Courtesy of David Murcek (The Monetary Unit).

Senegal chapter of The Banknote Book is now available


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

This 3-page catalog covers notes issued by the Banque du Sénégal (Bank of Senegal) from 1853 to 1901 and the Gouvernement Général de l'A.O.F. - Colonie du Sénégal (General Government of French West Africa) in 1917. Revised 31 July 2016.

Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and background information, full-color images, and accurate valuations. The Banknote Book also features:
  • Sharp color images of note’s front and back without overlap
  • Face value or date of demonetization if no longer legal tender
  • Specific identification of all vignette elements
  • Security features described in full
  • Printer imprint reproduced exactly as on note
  • Each date/signature variety assigned an individual letter
  • Variety checkboxes for tracking your collection and want list
  • Date reproduced exactly as on note
  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
  • Replacement note information
  • Signature tables, often with names and terms of service
  • Background information for historical and cultural context
  • Details magnified to distinguish between note varieties
  • Bibliographic sources listed for further research

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West African States Senegal new date (2018) 2,000-franc note (B122Kr) confirmed

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Like B122Kq, but new new date (2018).

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.

West African States Senegal new sig/date (2017) 2,000-franc note (B122Kq) confirmed

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Like B122Kp, but new signatures and new date (2017).

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.