New Cedi & Peswas
Ghana's cedi currency was redenominated on Tuesday, shedding four zeros, in a move intended to make life easier for shoppers and business people fed up of carrying large bundles of cash that make them easy prey for thieves
A man holds Ghana's cedi notes in Accra July 3, 2007.
The back of the one-cedi note has a picture of the Akosombo Dam
The back of the �10 note has a picture of the Bank of Ghana building
The back of the �20 note has the Supreme Court Buildings.
The picture of the Christianborg Castle, the seat of government, is at the back of the c50 note.
The 50 pesewa coin has a market woman
The one pesewa coin has the picture of the Adomi Bridge.
The front side of the one-cedi coin has the scale of justice
The back of the the five-cedi note has the University of Ghana, Legon
The new notes are in one, five, 10, 20 and 50 cedi denominations, while the coins are in one, five, 10, 20 and 50 pesewas. There is also a one-cedi coin.
All the notes have the group picture of the Big Six on the front, against the backdrop of the Independence Arch, with seven key security features.