5 Francs Essai

Features

Issuer Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Period Administrative union (1926-1962)
Type Pattern
Year 1952
Value 5 Francs
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 144948
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# E1
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Denomination in star.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BELGISCH CONGO BELGE
5F
ESSAI
RUANDA - URUNDI

Reverse

Oil palm divides denomination

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BANQUE CENTRALE
5F
1952
CENTRALE BANK

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1952 

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