10 Centimes

Features

Issuer French Equatorial Africa (Central African States)
Period Free France (1940-1945)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1943
Value 10 Centimes (0.10 FCFA)
Currency CFA franc (1945-1960)
Composition Brass
Weight 3.05 g
Diameter 20.9 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
9435
References KM# 4,
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.
Lec# 6,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Schön# 2
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

French Republic monogram. A phrygian cap with a rosette.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
RF
AFRIQUE EQUATORIALE FRANÇAISE

Engraver: Edmond-Émile Lindauer

Reverse

Motto of France, value, date, and motto of the government in London.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LIBERTE·EGALITE
FRATERNITE
10 CMES
1943
HONNEUR·PATRIE

Translation:
Freedom Equalty Brotherhood
10 Centimes
Honor Homeland

Engraver: Edmond-Émile Lindauer

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Pretoria, South Africa (1890-1902, 1923-1992)

Comments

This coin was never released for circulation. Few samples remain.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1943  Photo 13 000 000 $ 180

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 10 CentimesPicture 1 of a sold 10 CentimesPicture 1 of a sold 10 CentimesPicture 1 of a sold 10 Centimes
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232344
Lot 61265
Internet Archive
Oct 26, 2023 UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 180.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 CentimesPicture 1 of a sold 10 CentimesPicture 1 of a sold 10 CentimesPicture 1 of a sold 10 Centimes
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 32812
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 336.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 CentimesPicture 1 of a sold 10 Centimes
The Coinhouse Auctions
Auction 15
Lot 1079
Internet Archive
Jun 20, 2020 XF USD 149.28
(EUR 140.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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