Sunday, April 2, 2017

Ghana 5 Cedis Commemorative Banknote Issue 2017 to mark 60 years of independence

To mark 60 years of independance of Ghana. The Central Bank issued a special 5 Cedis Banknote in circulation. The new banknote displays an engraved portrait of Dr James Kwegyir Aggrey, the famous educationist and missionary, who lived from October 18, 1875 to July 30, 1927.

Dr. James Kwegyir Aggrey contributed immensely to education to the then Gold Coast.
The portrait is visible from both sides of the note when it is held towards light. The note also has tactile markings to assist the visually impaired along with an intaglio portrait.

The commemorative note is coloured blue like the existing GHC5 note and the reverse side features a seaborne oil-drilling rig in the Tweneboa, Enyenra, Ntomme (TEN) offshore field  It has hologram security mark. The Banknotes have been limited in quantity.

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