500 francs (Republic of Niger)
Antique finish, gilding , with a crescent-shaped hole
Description of obverse and reverse
The obverse: in the center – the coat of arms of the Republic of Niger, at the top – a hole in a form of a crescent, below it – the inscription: «REPUBLIQUE DU NIGER», at the bottom – the face value «500 FRANCS CFA».
The reverse: at the top – a hole in a form of a crescent, in the center – a schematic image of kabah in the courtyard of the mosque Al-Masjid Al-Haram, above it, in the center – one of the names of Allah, around the whole composition – a stylized ornament.
A brief annotation
«Allah has beautiful names, call Him by them and leave those who dissent on his names. Will they be rewarded according to their work! Verily, Allah has ninety nine names, one hundred minus one. Anyone who remembers them - will go to paradise».