1 Franc

1 Franc -  obverse1 Franc -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Period Administrative union (1926-1962)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1957-1960
Value 1 Franc
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.4 g
Diameter 22.1 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 6465
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 4,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 32,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
LA# BRM-2
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Obverse

Crowned arms

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BELGISCH CONGO BELGE
19 60
RUANDA-URUNDI

Reverse

Palm tree and value

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BANQUE CENTRALE
* 1 F *
CENTRALE BANK

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1957  10 000 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.92 $ 1.66 $ 1.76 $ 1.85 $ 2.19 28%
1958  20 000 000 $ 1.10 $ 1.10 $ 2.06 $ 2.58 37%
1959  20 000 000 $ 1.07 $ 1.07 $ 2.06 40%
1960  20 000 000 $ 0.92 $ 1.03 $ 2.05 $ 2.28 $ 3.09 34%

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