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50 Francs CFA

50 Francs CFA -  obverse 50 Francs CFA -  reverse

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Features

Country Central African States (BEAC)
Type Common coin
Years 1976-2003
Value 50 Francs CFA (50 XAF)
Metal Nickel
Weight 4.7 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 11, Schön# 21
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Giant Eland

Lettering:
BANQUE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE CENTRALE
1979

Translation: Central Bank of [the] Central African States

Engraver: Robert Cochet , d'après Gabriel Bernard, Lucien Bazor

Robert Cochet was a French artist medal engraver, born in 1903. He studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris and specialised in creating designs for medals, coinage and small works in bronze.

Reverse

Denomination

Lettering:
E
50 FRANCS

Engraver: Robert Cochet

Robert Cochet was a French artist medal engraver, born in 1903. He studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris and specialised in creating designs for medals, coinage and small works in bronze.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The letter appearing above the denomination of this coin indicates which country it was struck for use in.

A = Chad
B = Central African Republic
C = Republic of the Congo
D = Gabon
E = Cameroon

Documentation based on COBRA's findings concerning all the years  and the markings on the coins:

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1976 A 10,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Chad
1976 B Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Central African Republic
1976 C Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Congo
1976 D 0.73 2.83 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Gabon
1976 E 3.39 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Cameroon
1977 A Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Chad
1977 B 1.70 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Central African Republic
1977 C Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Congo
1977 D Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Gabon
1977 E Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Cameroon
1978 A Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Chad
1978 B Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Central African Republic
1978 C Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Congo
1978 D Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Gabon
1979 B Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Central African Republic
1979 E Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Cameroon
1980 A Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Chad
1980 C Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Congo
1981 C 1,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Congo
1981 D Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Gabon
1982 A 3,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Chad
1983 B 500,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Central African Republic
1983 D 500,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Gabon
1983 E 500,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Cameroon
1984 A 300,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Chad
1984 B 500,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Central African Republic
1984 C 2,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Congo
1984 D 2,500,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Gabon
1985 A 3,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Chad
1985 B 800,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Central African Republic
1985 D 2,500,000 1.98 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Gabon
1986 B 500,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Central African Republic
1986 C 300,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Congo
1986 E 2,500,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Cameroon
1988 B 500,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Central African Republic
1989 A 1,500,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Chad
1990 A Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Chad
1990 B Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Central African Republic
1991 A 2,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin) Chad
1996 (c.bean) 5,900,000 Monnaie de Paris (bee)
1998 (c.bean) 14,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (bee)
2003  Monnaie de Paris (heart)

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