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10 Francs CFA Essai

Features

Country Western African States (BCEAO)
Type Pattern
Year 1959
Value 10 Francs CFA (10)
Currency Trial Strikes (1958-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 4 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.54 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# E1
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Gazelle

Lettering:
G.B.L.BAZOR
1959

Engraver: Gabriel Bernard, Lucien Bazor

Reverse

Denomination

Lettering:
10 FRANCS
BANQUE CENTRALE ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST
ESSAI

Translation:
Central Bank of [the] West African States
Trial

Engraver: Gabriel Bernard, Lucien Bazor

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1959  Essai; Monnaie de Paris (owl)

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