200 Francs Independence

200 Francs (Independence) - obverse200 Francs (Independence) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Dahomey (Benin)
Period Republic (1960-1975)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1971
Value 200 Francs
Currency CFA Franc (1971)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 10.25 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 20813
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 2,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 2
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

10th Anniversary of Independence - Abomey Woman

Obverse

Coat of arms of Dahomey divides country name, date above, denomination below and fineness near the rim.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1971
REPUBLIQUE DU DAHOMEY
1er Août 1970 10ème Anniversaire
FRATERNITE JUSTICE TRAVAIL
200
999.9
FRANCS
CFA

Reverse

Native Abomey woman 3/4 left

Script: Latin

Lettering: FEMME ABOMEY

Edge

Reeded

Mint

1 AR Numismatica Italiana, Arezzo, Italy (1926-date)

Comments


KM# 2.1 Hallmark  between "200" and "FRANCS"


KM# 2.2 Hallmark  "1000" lower right of "FRANCS"


KM# 2.3 Big hallmark "999,9" (3 beads wide) lower right of "FRANCS"


KM# 2.3 Small hallmark "999,9" (2 beads wide) lower right of "FRANCS"


KM# 2.4 Hallmark below "CFA"


Hallmark lower left of "CFA"


Hallmark "1000" lower right of "FRANCS", mint mark lower left of "FRANCS"


Hallmark "1000" and mint mark lower right of "FRANCS"

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1971  0% Hallmark "999,9" lower left of "CFA", Proof
1971  5 150 23% KM#2.1 Hallmark "999,9" between "200" & "FRANCS", Proof
1971  $ 65 55% KM#2.2 Hallmark "1000" lower right of "FRANCS", Proof
1971  $ 88 19% KM#2.3 Big hallmark "999,9" (3 beads wide) lower right of "FRANCS", Proof
1971  2% KM#2.3 Small hallmark "999,9" (2 beads wide) lower right of "FRANCS", Proof
1971  6% KM#2.4 Hallmark "999,9"below "CFA", Proof
1971 1 AR 2% Hallmark "1000" and mint mark lower right of "FRANCS", Proof
1971 1 AR 0% Hallmark "1000" lower right of "FRANCS", mint mark lower left of "FRANCS", Proof

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