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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Currency Withdrawn: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.

Read about Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello
See the security features of the N200 note.
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Facts : 1/1/1900
Development Stocks:The first development stock was issued in 1946. Central Bank of Nigeria took the responsiblity of issuing stock at its inception. The Lagos Stock Exchange (now Nigerian Stock Exchange) was set up in 1961 to take over transactions in the stocks.
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