100 Francs CFA Essai

Features

Location Central African Republic
Issuing entity Bank of Central African States
Period Republic (1960-1976)
Type Pattern
Year 1975
Value 100 Francs CFA
100 XAF = USD 0.16
Currency CFA franc (Bank of Central African States, 1973-date)
Composition Nickel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 176154
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# E4
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Three giant eland (Antelopes) left.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE
G.B.L.BAZOR
CR

Translation:
Central African republic
G.B.L.Bazor
CR

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

Denomination within circle, date below.

Lettering:
BANQUE DES ETATS DE
L'AFRIQUE CENTRALE
ESSAI
100
FRANCS
1975

Translation:
Bank of Central
African States
Pattern
100
Francs
1975

Edge

Milled

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France (1973-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1975  1 700 $ 15

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