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5 Francs Guinéens

5 Francs Guinéens -  obverse5 Francs Guinéens -  reverse

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Features

Country Guinea
Period Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1959
Value 5 Francs Guinéens (5)
Currency Old franc (1959-1971)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 3.1 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 1
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Bust facing right

Lettering:
19 59
REPUBLIQUE DE GUINEE

Translation: Republic of Guinea

Engraver: Paul Vincze

Paul Vincze (15 August 1907 in Galgagyörk, Hungary – 5 March 1994 in Grasse, France) was a Jewish-Hungarian designer of coins and medal, and sculptor.

Reverse

Denomination within palms

Lettering:
LE 2 OCTOBRE 1958
5
FRANCS
GUINEENS
TRAVAIL - JUSTICE - SOLIDARITE

Translation:
The 2nd October 1958
5 Guinean Francs
.Work-Justice-Solidarity.

Engraver: Paul Vincze

Paul Vincze (15 August 1907 in Galgagyörk, Hungary – 5 March 1994 in Grasse, France) was a Jewish-Hungarian designer of coins and medal, and sculptor.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1959  3.65 5.25

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