The museum will be open Fridays through Tuesdays 11:00 a.m.–4 p.m. beginning Sept. 25. Reserve your free timed-entry pass and review our latest visitor safety guidelines.

10 Francs, French West Africa, 1956

10 Francs, French West Africa, 1956

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 franc coin
French West Africa, 1956
Obverse Image: Head of an allegorical female wearing a Phrygian cap, facing left.
Obverse Text: 1956 / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / G.B.L. BAZOR
Reverse Image: Forward facing gazelle with stalks of wheat and corn.
Reverse Text: 10 FS / AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANCAISE
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1956
maker
Paris Mint
place used
French West Africa
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
aluminum-bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.17 cm x 2.35 cm; 1/16 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.NU59321.2
accession number
215920
catalog number
NU59321.2
Credit Line
Smithsonian Institution
See more items in
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object