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The Togolese Currency over the Years

The Goldmark (1884-1914)

The Goldmark was used from 1884 to 1914 in German Togoland.

20 Goldmark, 1914

French West African franc (1903-1945)

The French franc circulated, together with distinct banknotes from 1903 and coins from 1944. It was replaced by the CFA franc in 1945.

1943 Bank Note

5 franc note, 1943

CFA Specimen

The CFA franc was introduced in 1945, replacing the French West African franc.

French West Africa 500 Francs banknotes of 1946
5000 Francs banknote of 1950.

CFA Specimen (1991-2002)

500 Franc Specimen

Artist: Pierrette Lambert

Signatures: Charles Konan Banny (Le Gouverneur) and Ide Gnandou (Le Président du Conseil des Ministres).

500 CFA Francs banknote, 1999
500 CFA Francs banknote, 1999

1000 CFA Francs banknotes

Artist: Pierrette Lambert

Signatures: Alassane Ouattara (Le Gouverneur) and Roch Marc Kabore (Le Président du Conseil des Ministres).

1000 CFA Francs banknote, 1993
1000 CFA Francs banknote, 1993

5000 CFA Francs banknotes

5000 CFA Francs banknote 1999
The reverse of a 5000 CFA Francs banknote, 1999