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Metal franc CFAs - modern coins of Congo

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  • Monetary unit:
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  • Congo, Republic
  • Franc CFA (Congo)
  • Brazzaville
  • of 341 500 sq. km
  • French (state), breeding dialects

Republic Congo Monetary unit is the franc CFA (CFA Central - financial cooperation of the countries of the Central Africa) which is equal 100 centimes. In monetary circulation there are coins in nominal value 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100 and 500 franc CFAs.

The Exchange rate union of the Central Africa - sometimes it name also a zone of issue of Bank of the States of the Central Africa - as regional currency grouping combines eight African countries: Gabon, Cameroon, Congo, Central African republic, Chad and Equatorial Guinea. The union was formed still during this period when these countries were colonial possession of France. In all countries of the Exchange rate union of the Central Africa in circulation there are coins with identical design and nominal value.

On an obverse of a coin in nominal value 1 franc three heads of an antelope the addax against savanna are represented, on a reverse the digital designation of nominal value and an inscription with the issuing bank name, framed with a wreath from fruits is seated. Similar design of face side coins in nominal values 5 have, 10, 25, 50 and 100 francs, the back is issued in the same way (except for actually figure of nominal value of a coin) at 5,10 and 25 francs.

On a reverse of a coin of denomination of 50 francs the digital designation of nominal value is seated in to ornament the socket, and on a coin in 100 francs the geometrical ornament is used. The obverse of a coin in nominal value of 500 francs of the sample of 1977 decorates the plotting of the African with a flower, and on the back of the this coin the head of an antelope the addax and a digital designation of nominal value is represented. The coin of denomination of 500 francs of the sample of 1998 On its obverse has other design the portrait of the young African is seated, and the back is decorated by the plotting of local flora.

Nominal value: 1 franc CFA
Stamping: 1990
the Material: Aluminium
the Note:
the Obverse 1 franc CFA of Congo the Reverse 1 franc CFA of Congo
Nominal value: 10 franc CFAs
Stamping: 1996
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 franc CFAs of Congo the Reverse of 10 franc CFAs of Congo
Nominal value: 50 franc CFAs
Stamping: 1996
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 franc CFAs of Congo the Reverse of 50 franc CFAs of Congo

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