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250 Escudos 50th Anniversary of OUA

250 Escudos  (50th Anniversary of OUA) -  obverse 250 Escudos  (50th Anniversary of OUA) -  reverse

© Dario Silva Collection

Features

Country Cape Verde
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2013
Value 250 Escudos
250 CVE = 2.66 USD
Metal Bi-metallic
Weight 12 g
Diameter 28.6 mm
Thickness 2.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References Schön# 55
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

50th Anniversary of OUA

Obverse

Map of Africa, crossed by chain with zoomed Cape Verde Islands from left. Coats of arms on the top, large value left . 5 stars from each side on the ring, and country name on the bottom within branches

Lettering:
250 ESCUDOS
REPUBLICA DE CABO VERDE

Translation:
250 Escudos.
Republic of Cape Verde

Reverse

Anniversary logo in the center
Chains divide years and main legend on the ring

Lettering:
1963-2013
50 UOA
2013 Ano do Pan-Africanisimo e do Renascimento Africano

Translation:
50 OAU
2013 - year of Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance

Edge

Plain with 4 reeded sections

Comments

The Organisation of African Unity (OAU); Portuguese : Organização da Unidade Africana (OUA)  was established on May 25th, 1963 in Addis Ababa, by 32 African countries`  governments. Replaced  by the African Union (AU) in 2012.

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250 Escudos (50th Anniversary of OUA)