This CFA franc originates in Benin. The country code on the front of the banknote, top right corner and lower left, indicates this. The country codes are as follows: A – Ivory Coast; B – Benin; C – Burkina Faso; D – Mali; H – Niger; K – Senegal; T – Togo; S Guinea-Bissau.1
The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year the banknote was issued. This banknote was issued in 1994.
The CFA franc began on December 26, 1945.2