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500 Francs Guinéens Summer Olympics

500 Francs Guinéens (Summer Olympics) -  obverse500 Francs Guinéens (Summer Olympics) -  reverse

Obverse © G. GILLES - Reverse © G.GILLES

Features

Country Guinea
Period Republic (1958-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1969-1970
Value 500 Francs Guinéens (500)
Currency Old franc (1959-1971)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 29.08 g
Diameter 42 mm
Thickness 2.22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 15,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 18
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

1972 Summer Olympics

Obverse

Olympic rings and past locations motif

Lettering:
REP. DE GUINEE
HELSINKI 1952 MELBOURNE 1956 ROMA 1960
TOKIO 1964 MEXICO 1968
OLYMPIA MUNICH-1972

Translation: Republic of Guinea

Reverse

Coat of arms

Lettering:
1958-1968 X. ANNIVERSAIRE
1970
500 FRANCS GUINEENS

Translation:
10th anniversary
500 Guinean Francs

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1969  7,200 Proof
1970  1,900 Proof

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