40 Francs Pattern

Features

Issuer French Equatorial Africa (Central African States)
Period French Union (1946-1958)
Type Pattern
Year 1958
Value 40 Francs (40 FCFA)
Currency CFA franc (1945-1960)
Composition Aluminium bronze
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
76468
References KM# Pn5
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Female profileAutomatically translated

Script: Latin

Lettering:
40
FRANCS

Engraver: Raymond Joly

Reverse

Palm trees, huts and African statuetteAutomatically translated

Script: Latin

Lettering: AFRIQUE CENTRALE BANQUE D’EMISSION

Translation: Central Africa Currency Bank

Engraver: Raymond Joly

Edge

Plain

Mint

Mintmark of Monnaie de Paris Monnaie de Paris, Paris (and Pessac starting 1973), France (864-date)

Mark

Wing Lucien Bazor, General coin engraver, Monnaie de Paris (1931-1958)

Comments

This undated proof was struck in 1958. This proof is the work of Raymond Joly (1911-2006).Automatically translated

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1958)  Wing 33

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