10 Francs, French West Africa, 1956

10 Francs, French West Africa, 1956

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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
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
associated place
French West Africa
Physical Description
aluminum-bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.16 cm x 2.35 cm; 1/16 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM01162A
catalog number
79.112.CM01162A
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
The Chase Manhattan Bank
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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