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100 Francs CFA Essai

Features

Country Central African Republic
Period Republic (1960-1976)
Type Pattern
Year 1975
Value 100 Francs CFA
100 XAF = 0.18 USD
Currency CFA franc (Bank of Central African States, 1973-date)
Composition Nickel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# E4
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Three giant eland left (Antelopes)

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

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

Lettering:
Bank of Central
African States
Pattern
100
Francs
1975

Edge

Milled

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1975  1,700 Monnaie de Paris mint (Essai)

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