20 Francs

Features

Issuer French Afars and Issas (Djibouti)
Period Fifth Republic (1967-1977)
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
Number N# 5158
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 15,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Lec# 66,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Lec# 65
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

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

Mints

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France (1973-date)
Paris, France (864-1973)

Comments

1968, Paris Mint
1975, Paris mint in Pessac

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1968 (a) 300 000 $ 0.25 $ 5.44 $ 3.34 $ 11 64% Owl (Lec#65)
1975 (a) 300 000 $ 0.39 $ 3.56 $ 5.08 $ 16 53% Dolphin (Lec#66)

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