20 Makuta

Features

Country Zaire
(Congo - Democratic Republic)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1973-1976
Value 20 Makuta (0.2 ZRN)
Currency Zaire (1971-1993)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 13.1 g
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 8,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 55
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Portrait of Mobutu Sese Seko

Lettering: BANQUE DU ZAÏRE

Reverse

Lighted torch (The central symbol of the flag of Zaire)

Lettering:
VINGT MAKUTA 1973
20

Edge

Milled

Comments

The Zaire flag was created as part of Mobutu's attempted re-Africanization of the nation and had Lighted torch at the centre which is a common emblem of both enlightenment and hope.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1973  10,000,000 1.21 2.79 3.01 6.37 57%
1976  3.64 3.16 3.48 4.64 4.97 55%

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