1000 Francs Independence

1000 Francs (Independence) - obverse1000 Francs (Independence) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Dahomey (Benin)
Period Republic (1960-1975)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1971
Value 1000 Francs
Currency CFA Franc (1971)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 51.50 g
Diameter 55 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15509
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 4,
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.
Schön# 4
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

10th Anniversary of Independence - Somba Woman

Obverse

Coat of arms of Dahomey divides country name, date above, denomination below and fineness near the rim.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1971
REPUBLIQUE DU DAHOMEY
1er Août 1970 10ème Anniversaire
FRATERNITE JUSTICE TRAVAIL
1.000
FRANCS
CFA
999,9

Reverse

Somba woman facing.

Script: Latin

Lettering: FEMME SOMBA

Edge

Reeded

Mint

1 AR Numismatica Italiana, Arezzo, Italy (1926-date)

Comments


KM#4.1 Hallmark "1000" lower right of"FRANCS", 3 beads between "A" and hallmark


KM#4.1 Hallmark "1000" lower right of"FRANCS", 4 beads between "A" and hallmark


Hallmark "999,9" lower right of"FRANCS", 3 beads between "A" and hallmark


Hallmark "999,9" lower right of"FRANCS", 4 beads between "A" and hallmark


Hallmark "999,9" lower right of"FRANCS", 5 beads between "A" and hallmark


Hallmark "999,9" below "CFA"


Hallmark "1000" below "CFA"


KM#4.2 Hallmark "1000" and mint mark right of "CFA"

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1971  0% Hallmark "1000" below "CFA", Proof
1971  0% Hallmark "999,9" below "CFA", Proof
1971  3% Hallmark "999,9" lower right of"FRANCS", 3 beads between "A" and hallmark ,Proof
1971  3% Hallmark "999,9" lower right of"FRANCS", 4 beads between "A" and hallmark ,Proof
1971  0% Hallmark "999,9" lower right of"FRANCS", 5 beads between "A" and hallmark ,Proof
1971  6 500 $ 150 72% KM#4.1 Hallmark "1000" lower right of"FRANCS", 3 beads between "A" and hallmark ,Proof
1971  0% KM#4.1 Hallmark "1000" lower right of"FRANCS", 4 beads between "A" and hallmark ,Proof
1971 1 AR 26% KM#4.2 Hallmark "1000" and mint mark right of "CFA", Proof

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