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Capital: Libreville
Gabon enjoys a per capita income four times that of most sub-Saharan African nations, but because of high income inequality, a large proportion of the population remains poor. Gabon depended on timber and manganese until oil was discovered offshore in the early 1970s. The oil sector now accounts for more than 50% of GDP although the industry is in decline as fields pass their peak production. Gabon continues to face fluctuating prices for its oil, timber, and manganese exports and the global recession led to a GDP contraction of 1.4% in 2009. Despite the abundance of natural wealth, poor fiscal management hobbles the economy. In 1997, an IMF mission to Gabon criticized the government for overspending on off-budget items, overborrowing from the central bank, and slipping on its schedule for more info »
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Gabon P1 10000-Francs 1971
10,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P1
Date: 1971
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Scan donated by Hans Kajblad
Gabon Banknote P1 10000-Francs 1971
10,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P1
Date: 1971
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Scan donated by Hans Kajblad
10000-Francs P1 1971
Gabon P2a 500-Francs 1974
500 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P2a
Date: 1974
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Scan donated by Tod Hunt
Gabon Banknote P2a 500-Francs 1974
500 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P2a
Date: 1974
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Scan donated by Tod Hunt
500-Francs P2a 1974
Gabon P2b 500-Francs 1978
500 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P2b
Date: 1978
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Scan donated by Omer Yalcinkaya
Gabon Banknote P2b 500-Francs 1978
500 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P2b
Date: 1978
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Scan donated by Omer Yalcinkaya
500-Francs P2b 1978
Gabon P3 1000-Francs 1974
1,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P3
Date: 1974
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Gabon Banknote P3 1000-Francs 1974
1,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P3
Date: 1974
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1000-Francs P3 1974
Gabon P3b 1000-Francs 1974
1,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P3b
Date: 1974
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Scan donated by Tod Hunt
Gabon Banknote P3b 1000-Francs 1974
1,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P3b
Date: 1974
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Scan donated by Tod Hunt
1000-Francs P3b 1974
Gabon P4c 5000-Francs 1978
5,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P4c
Date: 1978
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Scan donated by Tod Hunt
Gabon Banknote P4c 5000-Francs 1978
5,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P4c
Date: 1978
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Scan donated by Tod Hunt
5000-Francs P4c 1978
Gabon P5a 10000-Francs 1974
10,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P5a
Date: 1974
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Scan donated by Daniel Tsao
Gabon Banknote P5a 10000-Francs 1974
10,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P5a
Date: 1974
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Scan donated by Daniel Tsao
10000-Francs P5a 1974
Gabon P5b 10000-Francs 1978
10,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P5b
Date: 1978
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Scan donated by Tod Hunt
Gabon Banknote P5b 10000-Francs 1978
10,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P5b
Date: 1978
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Scan donated by Tod Hunt
10000-Francs P5b 1978
Gabon P6a 5000-Francs 1984
5,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P6a
Date: 1984
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Scan donated by Steve Burke
Gabon Banknote P6a 5000-Francs 1984
5,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P6a
Date: 1984
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Scan donated by Steve Burke
5000-Francs P6a 1984
Gabon P6b 5000-francs 1991
5000 francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P6b
Date: 1991
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Scan donated by SCHUELL
Gabon Banknote P6b 5000-francs 1991
5000 francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P6b
Date: 1991
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Scan donated by SCHUELL
5000-francs P6b 1991
Gabon P7a 10000-Francs 1984
10,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P7a
Date: 1984
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Scan donated by Steve Burke
Gabon Banknote P7a 10000-Francs 1984
10,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P7a
Date: 1984
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Scan donated by Steve Burke
10000-Francs P7a 1984
Gabon P8 500-Francs 1985
500 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P8
Date: 1985
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Gabon Banknote P8 500-Francs 1985
500 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P8
Date: 1985
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500-Francs P8 1985
Gabon P9 1000-Francs 1985
1,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P9
Date: 1985
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Scan donated by Peter Mosselberger
Gabon Banknote P9 1000-Francs 1985
1,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P9
Date: 1985
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Scan donated by Peter Mosselberger
1000-Francs P9 1985
Gabon P10a 1000-Francs 1990
1,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P10a
Date: 1990
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Scan donated by Omer Yalcinkaya
Gabon Banknote P10a 1000-Francs 1990
1,000 Francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P10a
Date: 1990
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Scan donated by Omer Yalcinkaya
1000-Francs P10a 1990
Gabon P10b 1000-francs 1991
1000 francs Gabon's Banknote (Front)
Pick#: P10b
Date: 1991
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Scan donated by SCHUELL
Gabon Banknote P10b 1000-francs 1991
1000 francs Gabon's Banknote (Back)
Pick#: P10b
Date: 1991
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Scan donated by SCHUELL
1000-francs P10b 1991
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