1000 Francs CFA 10th Anniversary of Independence

Features

Issuer Central African Republic
Period Republic (1960-1976)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1970
Value 1000 Francs CFA
Currency CFA franc (Central bank of Equatorial African States and Cameroon, 1961-1973)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 3.50 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Number N# 92370
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 1,
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# 1
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

10th Anniversary of Independence

Obverse

Bust of President Jean Bedel Bokassa facing

Lettering:
Republique Centrafricain
10ᵉ anniversaire de l'independance
1960 1970
Jean Bedel Bokassa
Unite Travail
Dignite

Translation:
Central African Republic
10th anniversary of independence
1960 1970
Jean Bedel Bokassa
Unity Dignity Work

Reverse

Coat of arms, denomination below.

Lettering:
Zo Kwe Zo
Unite Dignite Travail
Francs 1000 Francs NI

Translation:
All people are people
Unity Dignity Work

Edge

Reeded

Comments

With privy mark, under "Unite":

© Heritage Auctions

With privy mark, left of "Francs":

© Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

Without privy mark:

© Heritage Auctions

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1970  With privy mark, left of "Francs", Proof
1970  4 000 $ 213 With privy mark, under "Unite", Proof
1970  Without privy mark, Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1000 Francs CFA (10th Anniversary of Independence)Picture 1 of a sold 1000 Francs CFA (10th Anniversary of Independence)
Ira & Larry Goldberg
Auction 116
Lot 1037
Internet Archive
Jun 2, 2020 1970 – With privy mark, under "Unite", Proof UNC USD 240.00
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1000 Francs CFA (10th Anniversary of Independence)Picture 1 of a sold 1000 Francs CFA (10th Anniversary of Independence)
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231844
Lot #61157
Internet Archive
Nov 1, 2018 1970 – With privy mark, under "Unite", Proof UNC
(NGC PF65 Ultra Cameo)
USD 228.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1000 Francs CFA (10th Anniversary of Independence)Picture 1 of a sold 1000 Francs CFA (10th Anniversary of Independence)
Heritage Auctions
Lot #62034
Internet Archive
May 15, 2014 1970 – With privy mark, under "Unite", Proof UNC
(NGC PF66 Ultra Cameo)
USD 246.75
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1000 Francs CFA (10th Anniversary of Independence)Picture 1 of a sold 1000 Francs CFA (10th Anniversary of Independence)
Heritage Auctions
Lot #60079
Internet Archive
Feb 21, 2013 1970 – With privy mark, under "Unite", Proof UNC
(NGC PF66 Ultra Cameo)
USD 305.50
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1000 Francs CFA (10th Anniversary of Independence)Picture 1 of a sold 1000 Francs CFA (10th Anniversary of Independence)
Heritage Auctions
Lot #63042
Internet Archive
Feb 7, 2013 1970 – With privy mark, under "Unite", Proof UNC
(NGC PF67 Ultra Cameo)
USD 353.68
(incl. buyer's premium)

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