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1967-2001 | 2004

 

 

10 Gourdes, 2004
Commemorates Bicentennial of Independence

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Front: Sanite Belair (1781-1802), heroine

She was a lieutenant and her husband Charles Belair a general in the revolutionary army of Francois Touissant. They were both captured by rival forces and executed.

Back: Fort Cap-Rouge at Jacmel

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Fort Cap-Rouge

Fort Cap-Rouge

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25 Gourdes, 2004
Commemorates Bicentennial of Independence

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Front: Fabre Nicolas Geffrard (1806-1878), President of Haiti 1859-1867

Back: Fortress of the Platons in Dussis

 

Fortress of the Platons

Fortress of the Platons

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50 Gourdes, 2004
Commemorates Bicentennial of Independence

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Front: François Capois (1766-1806), Haitian general

François Capois, also known as Capois La Mort (Capois the Death), was a military leader during the Haiti slave rebellion for independence against the French rule. He is mostly known for his extraordinary courage, especially his herculean bravery at the Battle of Vertières in 1803.

Back: Fort de la Jalousière à Marmelade

 

100 Gourdes, 2004
Commemorates Bicentennial of Independence

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Front: Henri Christophe (1767-1820), President of Haiti 1807-1820

Back: Citadelle Laferriere or Citadelle Henry Christophe in Milot (Cap Haitien)

 

Citadelle Laferriere

Citadelle Laferriere

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250 Gourdes, 2004
Commemorates Bicentennial of Independence

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Front: Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1758-1806), Emperor of Haiti 1804-1806 under the name of Jacques I

Back: Fort Decide at Marchand

 

Fort Decide

Fort Decide

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500 Gourdes, 2004
Commemorates Bicentennial of Independence

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Front: Alexandre Sabès Pétion (1770-1818), First President of Haiti 1807-1818

Back: Fort Jacques

Courtesy noteshobby

1000 Gourdes, 2004
Commemorates Bicentennial of Independence

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Front: Florvil Hyppolite (1828-1896), President of Haiti 1889-1896

Back: Marché Vallière

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1967-2001 | 2004

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Haiti, occupies the western one-thirds of the island of Hispanola in the Caribbean Sea between Puerto Rico and Cuba, was discovered by Columbus in 1492, and ceded to France in 1697. Slave revolt established the Republic of Haiti in 1804. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Haiti.

 

 

 

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