100 Francs Essai


Issuer Djibouti
Period Republic of Djibouti (1977-date)
Type Pattern
Year 1977
Value 100 Francs (100 DJF)
Currency Franc (1977-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 12 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 315166
References KM# E7
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.


A laurel wreath around Djibouti coat of arms: Two fists holding a knife, a round shield over a spear and a star on the top.

Script: Latin



Two dromedaries facing right (one standing, one on ground). Value above, lettering around outside.

Script: Latin

100 F

Engraver: Raymond Joly Read more on Wikipedia

Raymond Joly, born February 4, 1911 in the 18th district of Paris, and died June 18, 2006, is a French sculptor, coin engraver and medalist.


Mintmark of Monnaie de Paris Monnaie de Paris, Pessac, France (1973-date)


dolphin Émile Rousseau, General coin engraver, Monnaie de Paris (1974-1994)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1977  dolphin 1 700

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Picture 1 of a sold 100 Francs (Essai)Picture 1 of a sold 100 Francs (Essai)
The Coinhouse Auctions
Auction 16
Lot 759
Internet Archive
26 Sep 2020 UNC USD 26.82
(EUR 25.00)
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