10 Francs Essai

Features

Issuer Madagascar
Period First Republic (1958-1975)
Type Pattern
Year 1970
Value 10 Francs
2 MGA = USD 0.0005069708
Currency Ariary (1961-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 3.50 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 116232
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References KM# E9
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

F.A.O.

Obverse

Series: FAO
Vanilla plant.

Lettering:
FAMOAHAMBOLAN' NY REPOBLIKA MALAGASY
1970

Engraver: B. Ramjato

Reverse

Zebu head and value both in Francs and Ariary (1 Ariary = 5 Francs).

Lettering:
10 FRANCS
ARIARY ROA
ESSAI

Translation: Two Ariary

Engraver: Raymond Joly

Raymond Joly, born February 4, 1911 in the 18th district of Paris, and died June 18, 2006, is a French sculptor, coin engraver and medalist.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1970  1 700

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