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Metal franc CFAs - modern coins the Cat-d'ivuar

  • Name:
  • Monetary unit:
  • Capital:
  • Area:
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  • Cat-d'ivuar, Republic
  • Franc CFA
  • Yamoussoukro
  • of 320 763 sq. km
  • French (state), local dialects
  • CI (CIV) 384

Monetary unit of Republic the Cat-d'ivuar is the West African franc designated as CFA (CFA West - Financial community of the countries of the Western Africa) and manufactured Bank of the states of the Western Africa. In a cash turn-over there are coins in nominal values 1,5,10, 25, 50,100, 250 and 500 francs.

The West African exchange rate union combines seven West African countries, being simultaneously members of a franc area. The Union includes Benin, Burkina Faso, the Cat-d'ivuar, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo. Till 1973 the Union included Mauritania And Madagascar. The republic Mali left the Union in 1962 and again has entered in June, 1984 the West African exchange rate union is formed during the period when the countries entering into it were colonies and dependent territories of France.

On one of the parties of coins of all nominal values which are in a turn-over in territory the Cat-d'ivuar, gold weight Ashanti is represented and the inscription BANQUE CEN-TRALE is seated. ETATES DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST.

Coins of various dignity differ from each other in the sizes, a material of manufacturing and the plotting on an obverse. In particular, on the back coins in nominal value 1 franc are a digital designation of nominal value and an inscription UNION MONETAIRE OUEST-AFRICAINE, the obverse of a coin in nominal value of 5 francs is decorated by the plotting of a head of the gazelle, the framed wreath from the fruits, the similar plotting is seated on face sides of coins in nominal values of 10 francs and 25 francs.

Nominal value: 1 franc CFA
Stamping: 1992
the Material: the Steel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 franc CFA the Cat-d'ivuar the Reverse 1 franc CFA the Cat-d'ivuar
Nominal value: 5 franc CFAs
Stamping: 1977
the Material: an Aluminum-bronze-nickel alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 franc CFAs the Cat-d'ivuar the Reverse of 5 franc CFAs the Cat-d'ivuar
Nominal value: 50 franc CFAs
Stamping: 1972
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 franc CFAs the Cat-d'ivuar the Reverse of 50 franc CFAs the Cat-d'ivuar

Notes the Cat-d'ivuar

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