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1 Franc, West African Monetary Union, 1961

1 Franc, West African Monetary Union, 1961

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Description (Brief)
One (1) franc coin
West African Monetary Union, 1961
Obverse Image: Stylized fish in center.
Obverse Text: BANQUE CENTRALE / ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST / 1 F. / ESSAI
Reverse Image: Head of a gazelle with plants around.
Reverse Text: 1961
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1961
maker
Paris Mint
Physical Description
aluminum (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.16 cm x 2.3 cm; 1/16 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU98148
catalog number
NU98148
accession number
265012
Credit Line
Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest
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West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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