• 5 Dinars 1984, KM# 114, Algeria, 30th Anniversary of the Algerian Revolution
  • 5 Dinars 1984, KM# 114, Algeria, 30th Anniversary of the Algerian Revolution
Description

The Algerian War, also known as the Algerian War of Independence or the Algerian Revolution was a war between France and the Algerian National Liberation Front from 1954 to 1962, which led to Algeria gaining its independence from France. An important decolonization war, it was a complex conflict characterized by guerrilla warfare, maquis fighting, and the use of torture by both sides. The conflict also became a civil war between the different communities and within the communities. The war took place mainly on the territory of Algeria, with repercussions in metropolitan France.

Obverse

Depicts hands holding emblem ☪ between flames with 22 rays (top) and ¼ cogwheel with stylized branch of 8 leaves, flanked by dates divided by stars.

1984 1954

Reverse

Value flanked by small rosettes in a circle, surrounded by the inscription "Bank of Algeria".

البنك المركزي الجزائرى
5
دنانير

Edge

5 Dinars

30th Anniversary of the Algerian Revolution

KM# 114 Schön# 27
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Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Nickel
Weight 12 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 2.1 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin

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