5 Francs

5 Francs -  obverse5 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Period Administrative union (1926-1962)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1956-1959
Value 5 Francs
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Aluminium-magnesium (Manganese)
Weight 2.2 g
Diameter 26.2 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 3168
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 3,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
LA# BRM-4,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 33
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned arms divide date

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BELGISCH CONGO BELGE
19 59
D. B.
RUANDA-URUNDI

Translation:
Belgian Congo Belgian
19 59
D. B.
Ruanda-Urundi

Engraver: Joseph De Bruyn

Reverse

Oil palm divides denomination

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BANQUE CENTRALE
* 5 F *
D.B.
CENTRALE BANK

Translation:
Cental Bank
* 5 F *
D.B.
Central Bank

Engraver: Joseph De Bruyn

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1956  10 000 000 $ 1.27 $ 2.05 $ 5.13 43%
1958  26 110 000 $ 1.23 $ 1.88 $ 2.39 $ 2.39 $ 3.08 65%
1959  3 890 000 $ 0.51 $ 2.68 $ 2.68 14%

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