• 100 Francs 1971-1972, KM# 15, Cameroon
  • 100 Francs 1971-1972, KM# 15, Cameroon
Description

The Bank of Central African States (French: Banque des États de l'Afrique Centrale, BEAC) is a central bank that serves six central African countries which form the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Republic of the Congo.

Engravers: Robert Cochet and Gabriel Bernard Lucien Bazor

Obverse

Three busts of kudu left above high grass surrounded by the inscription "Federal Republic of Cameroon".

The kudus are two species of antelope of the genus Tragelaphus. The name of the animal was imported into English in the 18th century from isiXhosa iqhude, via Afrikaans koedoe part zebra part deer.

REPUBLIQUE FEDERALE DU CAMEROUN
G.B.L.BAZOR
CR

Reverse

Denomination within a circle. Mintmark on the left side of the face value, on the right side of the face value engraver general's privy mark.

Mintmark of the Paris Mint: Cornucopia

Engraver general's privy mark: Owl (Raymond Joly, 1958-1974)

BANQUE CENTRALE
100
FRANCS
1971

Edge

100 Francs

KM# 15
Characteristics
Material Nickel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Thickness -
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Mint
Paris Mint (A)

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Nickel, 7 g, ⌀ 25.5 mm