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70s West Africa 100 Franc coin pendant sawfish Ivory Coast Senegal Haute-Volta Dahomey Bamako Niamey Lomé Cotonou Akan Mauritania n000665

  • $16.95

West African States 100 Francs {1967-2009} 6S FEATURING 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): Benin Burkina Faso Guinea-Bissau Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) Mali Niger Senegal Togo ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- • quantity 1 • polished Nickel coin • diameter: 26 mm • weight: 7 g CHOOSE FROM DROP DOWN MENU {2.4 mm thick cords} • 22" black cotton necklace with lobster clasp • 24" stainless steel ball chain {lightweight 5 g} • 1-1/8" silver color keychain with 30 mm ring {see last photo} message me if you need a shorter length black necklace

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