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Franc

The name for several current and former currencies. The original franc was issued by King John the Good of France in 1360. Various countries around France and most French colonies call their currencies the franc, though France itself discontinued the franc, replacing it with the euro in 1999.
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L'article Franc CFA, les banques marocaines rassurent.
The Board of Governors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window approved on September 18, 2014 in Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire a EUR 1 million line of credit (LOC) equivalent in Franc CFA to Finadev S.
The Bank has recently approved an additional five African currencies including the Ghanaian Cedi and the Franc CFA for both West and Central African zones as official lending currencies of the Bank.