5 Francs

5 Francs - obverse5 Francs - reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi (Belgian Congo, Rwanda and Urundi)
Issuing bank Banque Centrale du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1956-1959
Value 5 Francs
Currency Franc (1887-1960)
Composition Aluminium-magnesium (95% Aluminium, 4.5% Magnesium, 0.5% Manganese)
Weight 2.2 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
3168
References KM# 3,
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.
LA# BRM-4,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 33
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. 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

Mint

Royal Mint of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium (983-2017)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1956  10 000 000 $ 1.30 $ 2.20 $ 4.90 $ 5.00 $ 5.40 42%
1958  26 110 000 $ 1.30 $ 2.00 $ 2.50 $ 2.50 $ 3.20 66%
1959  3 890 000 $ 0.54 $ 2.20 $ 2.40 14%

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Francs
Katz
Auction 101
Lot 1930
Internet Archive
Nov 18, 2023 1956 UNC USD 12.99
(EUR 12.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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