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5 Amafaranga Type 2 legend

5 Amafaranga (Type 2 legend) -  obverse 5 Amafaranga (Type 2 legend) -  reverse

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Features

Country Rwanda
Type Common coin
Year 2009
Value 5 Francs
RWF = 0.0056 USD
Metal Brass plated Steel
Weight 3 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 33, Schön# 36
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

National Coat of Arms (2001 on wards):

Lettering:
AMAFARANGA
ATANU
UBUMWI UMURIMO GUKUNDA IGIHUGU
5

Translation: UNITY, WORK, PATRIOTISM

Reverse

Coffee Plant with Coffee Beans

Lettering:
BANKI NKURU Y'U RWANDA
2009

Edge

Smooth

Comments

The Coat of Arms consists of a green ring with a knot tied at the base end of the ring. On the top is the inscription ‘Repubulika y’U Rwanda’ and below is the national motto ‘UBUMWE, UMURIMO, GUKUNDA IGIHUGU’ (UNITY, WORK, PATRIOTISM).
Other features of the Coat of Arms are the sun (transparency & enlightenment), sorghum and coffee (diversified agricultural production), a basket (Rwandan culture of saving, solidarity and sharing), a cog wheel (science & technology and industrial development)  two shields (patriotism, defense of national sovereignty, integrity and justice) within a Green ring with a knot (development through hard work)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009  0.93

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