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20 Francs

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Country French Afars and Issas
(Djibouti)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1968-1975
Value 20 Francs (20)
Currency Djiboutian Franc (1967-1977)
Composition Brass
Weight 4.1 g
Diameter 23.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 15,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Lec# 64
Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises
by Jean Lecompte
(Victor Gadoury, 2007)

Obverse

Marianne's head left wearing a winged phrygian cap.
4 ships in the backgroud. Date below.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
L.BAZOR GB
1975

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

Dhow - sail boat -, ocean liner, denomination above.

Lettering:
TERRITOIRE FRANÇAIS DES AFARS ET DES ISSAS ·
20
FRANCS

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1968 (a) 300,000 6.10 10.96 Monnaie de Paris (owl)
1975 (a) 300,000 4.65 9.79 Monnaie de Paris (dolphin)

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