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100 Francs

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Features

Country Cameroon
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1972
Value 100 Francs (100)
Currency CFA franc (Central bank of Equatorial African States and Cameroon, 1961-1973)
Composition Nickel
Weight 7.0 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 16
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Three antelopes looking left amongst grass. Lettering around top, designer's name on right

Lettering:
CAMEROUN - CAMEROON
G.B.L.BAZOR
CR

Translation: Cameroon Cameroon

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

Value inside inner circle, privy mark on right. Between outer and inner circle - lettering at top, date at bottom, zizag lines and dots in two sections on left and right.

Lettering:
BANQUE CENTRALE
100
FRANCS
1972

Translation:
Central Bank
100
Francs
1972

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.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1972  1,600 3% Essai
1972  4,000,000 7.47 98% Monnaie de Paris (owl)

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