5 Makuta

5 Makuta -  obverse5 Makuta -  reverse

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Features

Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ruling authority Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville) › Democratic Republic (1964-1971)
Zaire › Mobutu Sese Seko (1971-1997)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1967
Value 5 Makuta (0.05 ZRN)
Currency Zaire (1967-1993)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 6.41 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 4111
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 9,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 42
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Denomination within circle

Lettering:
BANQUE NATIONALE DU CONGO
5 K

Engraver: Michael Rizzello

Michael Gaspard Rizzello OBE was a sculptor and designer. Rizzello was born in London of Italian parents. His father was a tailor. He attended the London Oratory School and did not want to follow his father's profession. He enlisted in the army in 1944, and was demobbed in 1948. He was a good baritone singer and had to choose between music and drawing; he chose the latter. He attended the Royal College of Art winning both the Drawing Prize and Travelling Scholarship in Sculpture. This led to study in Italy, sculpture in Rome for two years, and he was awarded the Prix de Rome 1951 for Sculpture. He began his career making wax heads for Madame Tussauds. He served an unprecedented term of two 5-year periods as President of the Royal Society of British Sculptors. His public statuary includes Dancer with Ribbon in Oxford Street, London. His David Lloyd George stands in Cathays Park, Cardiff, and other portrait busts include Nelson Mandela.

Reverse

Portrait of Mobutu Sese Seko (1930-1997), president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1965 to 1997, facing 3/4 left, date below

Lettering:
CINQ MAKUTA
1967

Engraver: Michael Rizzello

Michael Gaspard Rizzello OBE was a sculptor and designer. Rizzello was born in London of Italian parents. His father was a tailor. He attended the London Oratory School and did not want to follow his father's profession. He enlisted in the army in 1944, and was demobbed in 1948. He was a good baritone singer and had to choose between music and drawing; he chose the latter. He attended the Royal College of Art winning both the Drawing Prize and Travelling Scholarship in Sculpture. This led to study in Italy, sculpture in Rome for two years, and he was awarded the Prix de Rome 1951 for Sculpture. He began his career making wax heads for Madame Tussauds. He served an unprecedented term of two 5-year periods as President of the Royal Society of British Sculptors. His public statuary includes Dancer with Ribbon in Oxford Street, London. His David Lloyd George stands in Cathays Park, Cardiff, and other portrait busts include Nelson Mandela.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Kings Norton Metal Company, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1890-1962)

Comments

The Royal Mint U.K. won the contract for the 1967 coins but the project was sub-contracted in total to M.B.L. (The Mint, Birmingham, Limited, the official name for Heaton's Mint) for the 10 sengi coins and to I.MI. (Imperial Metal Industries Limited, where King's Norton is part of) for the 1 Likuta and 5 Makuta coins.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1967  50 000 000 0.74 0.85 1.67 1.79 2.39 2.75 99%
1967  25 0.9% Specimen Mint Set

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