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1977 West Africa 100 Francs coin pendant sawfish Ivory Coast Senegal Haute-Volta Dahomey Bamako Niamey Lomé Cotonou Akan Mauritania n000665

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West African States 100 Francs {1967-2009} 8S

front: Sawfish, symbol of the BCEAO, Central Bank of West African States

A stylized sawfish was chosen by the The Central Bank of the West African States (BCEAO) to appear on coins and banknotes of the CFA currency. This was due to the mythological value representing fecundity and prosperity. The image takes its form from an Akan and Baoule bronze weight used for exchanges in the commercial trade of gold powder

back: floral design

The Central Bank of West African States (French: Banque Centrale des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, BCEAO) is a central bank serving the eight west African countries which share the common West African CFA franc currency and comprise the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA):

Burkina Faso
Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)

• quantity 1
• polished Nickel coin
• diameter: 26 mm
• weight: 7 g

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