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Features

Country French Somaliland
(Djibouti)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1965
Value 20 Francs (20)
Composition Brass
Weight 4 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 12
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Marianne head left, wearing a winged phrygian cap.
4 ships in the background.
Date below, followed by privy mark.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
1965

Translation: FRENCH REPUBLIC

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

2 boats, a dhow, an ocean liner, denomination above.

Lettering:
COTE FRANÇAISE DES SOMALIS
20
FRANCS

Translation: FRENCH SOMALILAND

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1965  200,000 1.50 4.69 Monnaie de Paris (owl)

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