50 Centimes

Features

Issuer French Equatorial Africa
Period Free France (1940-1945)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1942
Value 50 centimes (0.50)
Currency Franc (1917-1945)
Composition Brass
Weight 2.70 g
Diameter 19.9 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 9437
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, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 4
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Rooster left, small shield above

Script: Latin

Lettering:
RF
AFRIQUE EQUATORIALE FRANCAISE LIBRE

Engraver: Coert Laurens Steynberg

Reverse

Motto of France, value divided by the croix de Lorraine, date, and motto of the government in London.
Mint mark SA for pretoria above the cross.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LIBERTE.EGALITE.FRATERNITE.
SA
50 CMES
CLS
1942
HONNEUR PATRIE

Engraver: Coert Laurens Steynberg

Edge

Smooth

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1942 SA 8 000 000 $ 3.10 $ 4.34 $ 4.34

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