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5 Francs Essai

Features

Country Madagascar
Type Pattern
Year 1966
Value 5 Francs = 1 Ariary
1 MGA = 0.00027 USD
Currency Ariary (1961-date)
Composition Stainless steel
Weight 5 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 20/E8
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Flower - Poinsettia

Lettering:
FAMOAHAMBOLAN'NY REPOBLIKA MALAGASY
1966

Translation: Malagasy emission institute

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.

Reverse

Value within horns of ox head above sprigs.

Lettering:
5
FRANCS
ARIARY
ESSAI

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.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1966  1,700 (fr) ESSAI Monnaie de Paris

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