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Le 1,000
( One Thousand Leones)

Front:
Bai Bureh

Back:

A Telecommunications Dish

Main Colors: Red and Yellow
Le 2,000
( Two Thousand Leones)

Front:
I.T.A. Wallace Johnson

Back:

The Bank of Sierra Leone Building

Main Colors: Blue and Orange
Le 5,000
( Five Thousand Leones)

Front:
Sengbe Pieh

Back:

The Bumbuna Dam

Main Colors:
Blue and Purple
Le 10,000
( Ten Thousand Leones)

Front:
Dove flying over the map of Sierra Leone and the national flag

Back:

The Nation's cotton tree

Main Colors:
Blue and Green
Also of Interest....
Security Features of Bank Notes
How to handle Bank Notes
The Leone, which is the official legal tender in Sierra Leone is printed in various colours with different designs on both sides of the note.
Apart from the ten thousand leones note which bears the image of a bird, the other banknotes have images of important Sierra Leonean figures, who have made significant contribution to the history of Sierra Leone. The various designs are illustrated below: