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5 Francs CFA

5 Francs CFA -  obverse5 Francs CFA -  reverse

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Features

Country Central African States (BEAC)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1973-2003
Value 5 Francs CFA
5 XAF = 0.0084 USD
Currency Franc CFA (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,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 18
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Giant Elands

Lettering:
BANQUE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE CENTRALE
2003

Translation: 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:
5
FRANCS

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.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1973  26,000,000 0.73 Monnaie de Paris (owl)
1975  26,010,000 0.55 0.77 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1976  6,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1977  8,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1978  13,300,000 0.39 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1979  8,700,000 0.55 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1980  1,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1981  9,500,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1982  7,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1983  37,000,000 0.66 0.88 1.27 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1984  16,200,000 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1985  17,000,000 1.58 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1992  8,500,000 1.41 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)
1996  3,500,000 Monnaie de Paris (bee)
1998  13,000,000 Monnaie de Paris (bee)
2003  20,000,000 0.79 Monnaie de Paris (heart)

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