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5 Francs CFA

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Features

Country Central African States
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1973-2003
Value 5 Francs CFA
5 XAF = 0.0090 USD
Currency CFA franc (Bank of Central African States, 1973-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 3 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.47 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 7,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 18
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Giant Elands with the date below

Lettering:
BANQUE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE CENTRALE
2003

Translation:
Bank of the Central African States
2003

Engravers: 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 within a wreath

Lettering:
5
FRANCS

Engravers: 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.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1973  26,000,000 0.36 0.78 11% owl mark
1975  26,010,000 0.59 0.83 0.79 33% dolphin mark
1976  6,000,000 0.47 8% dolphin mark
1977  8,000,000 0.97 1.18 14% dolphin mark
1978  13,300,000 0.36 0.47 1.07 2.70 17% dolphin mark
1979  8,700,000 0.53 0.67 9% dolphin mark
1980  1,000,000 1.9% dolphin mark
1981  9,500,000 0.44 8% dolphin mark
1982  7,000,000 0.59 6% dolphin mark
1983  37,000,000 0.82 0.95 1.36 27% dolphin mark
1984  16,200,000 6% dolphin mark
1985  17,000,000 0.47 1.03 9% dolphin mark
1992  8,500,000 0.89 2.37 7% dolphin mark
1996  3,500,000 1.6% bee mark
1998  13,000,000 1.66 7% bee mark
2003  20,000,000 1.10 0.89 1.27 12% heart mark

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