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Earlier | 1959 | 1965 | 1968 | 1973 | 1977 | 1979 | 1984 | 1991 | 2007
|With drawn in 2007|
The main feature on the front are the hand engraved portraits of four Nigerians, three men and a woman, superimposed on the Nigerian map.
The main feature on the back is a hand engraved vignette that depicts farming in its two aspects of cultivating and harvesting. The right top corner value is on two cowries shells. Cowrie shells were once a medium of exchange in the country.
|Facts : 7/25/1963|
|First Indigenous Governor of CBN:Alhaji Aliyu Mai Bornu was the first Nigerian Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria from July 25, 1963 to July 31st, 1967.|
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