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Currency in Circulation:

Notes : N1000 | N500 | N200 | N100 | N50 | N20 | N10 | N5
Coins: N2 | N1 | 50 Kobo

Currency Withdrawn:

 Earlier | 1959 | 1965 | 1968 | 1973 | 1977 | 1979 | 1984 | 1991 | 2007

N200 Note

Dimensions
151mm x 78mm

Date Released
1st November, 2000

Design:
The N200 note together with the N100, N500 and N1000 notes represent the new generation of currency notes in the Nigerian currency system. As with the N100, the most recent development in security printing technology on paper and ink were incorporated in the denomination.

The main feature in the front is the picture of Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, - the Sarduana of Sokoto and the first Premier of Northern Nigeria.

The back of the note depicts a pyramid of agricultural commodity and livestock farming.

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Facts : 1/1/1900
Operation Feed the Nation (O.F.N.):Operation Feed the Nation was introduced by the federal military government headed by General Olusegun Obasanjo in 1979.It had the specific focus of increasing food production on the premise that availability of cheap food would ensure a higher nutrition level and invariably lead to national growth and development.OFN lasted till the civilian government of Alhaji Shehu Shagari in 1979.
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