KMF

DEFINITION of 'KMF'

The currency abbreviation or the currency symbol for the Cormorian franc (KMF), the currency of Comoros. The Comorian franc is made up of 100 centimes and is often presented with the symbol CF. This currency was first printed on a series of Madagascar postage stamps that had been altered to become legal tender.

BREAKING DOWN 'KMF'

The Comorian franc was first seen in 1920 and has appeared in both coin and bill form in various denominations. Coins dedicated specifically to Comoros were issued in 1964, and Arabic printing has been stamped on them since 1975.

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