50 Centimes

Features

Country French Equatorial Africa
Period Free France (1940-1945)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1942
Value 50 centimes (0.50)
Currency CFA franc (1945-1960)
Composition Brass
Weight 2.70 g
Diameter 19.9 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 9437
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References KM# 1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 4
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Rooster left, small shield above

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.

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

Engraver: Coert Laurens Steynberg

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1942 SA 8 000 000 3.86 6.03 5.97

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