About #12 - 5,000 francs type 1984
Central African Republic. Bank of Central African States. 1983-1991 Issues. Dimensions: 162 x 84 mm. No date. Material: Paper. Watermark: Carved wooden mask. Printer: Bank of France. No security thread. Multicolored front and back printing predominantly brown and yellow. Texts in French. Description of the front: Background made up of colored geometric shapes. At the top center, the words "CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC" are printed in black in a light yellow cartridge. Below, the full banknote number is printed in black. The value "5000" is printed in black at the top corners. The signatures, number and series of the banknote are printed in black. On the left, a carved wooden mask. In the center, the watermark and on the right, the huts of a village and the canoes at the edge of the water. On the right, a young woman carries a baskets of palm leaves on her back. The value in letters "CINQ THOUSAND FRANCS" is printed in black at the bottom center. Two combinations of signatures printed in black with Le Gouverneur (The Governor) and Un Censeur (Auditor). Description of the back: Background made up of geometric patterns in the shape of diamonds. The value "5000" is printed in dark gray in the upper corners. At the top center, the wording of the issuing institute “BANK OF CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES” is printed in dark gray in a light yellow cartridge. On the right, a Kissanga, a typical West African instrument. In the center, a plowing scene with a peasant on his tractor. On the right, pylons and suspended wagons from a mining mine. At the bottom center, the article of the penal code is printed in a yellow cartridge. The specimen is known overprinted "SPECIMEN" in black diagonally with a specimen number below. The banknote is numbered "O.00 - 0000000000" and perforated "SPECIMEN" vertically.