1 Franc

1 Franc -  obverse1 Franc -  reverse

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Features

Country Cameroon
Period French Mandate (1919-1960)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1948
Value 1 Franc (1)
Currency CFA franc (French Equatorial Africa, 1945-1960)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.3 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.67 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 5427
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 8,
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# 20,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Schön# 8
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Winged Goddess of Liberty
Background: 4 ships berthed

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE UNION FRANÇAISE
L BAZOR GB
1948

Translation:
French Republic French Union
1948

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

Gazelle (Gazella leptoceros)

Lettering:
1 F.
TERRITOIRE DU CAMEROUN

Translation:
1 Franc
Territory of the Cameroon

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

Plain

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1948  8 000 000 0.61 1.37 1.37 2.06 3.33 Monnaie de Paris (wing)

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