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[[Image:C African Rep 1970 1000 francs rev Goldberg 62-3372.jpg|300px|thumb|photo courtesy Goldberg Coins and Collectibles]]
 
[[Image:C African Rep 1970 1000 francs rev Goldberg 62-3372.jpg|300px|thumb|photo courtesy Goldberg Coins and Collectibles]]
  
This specimen was lot 3372 in Goldberg sale 62 (Beverly Hills, February 2010), where it sold for $356.50.  
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This specimen was lot 3372 in Goldberg sale 62 (Beverly Hills, February 2010), where it sold for $356.50. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "[[Central African Republic]]. 1000 Francs, 1970. Bust of President Jean Bedel Bokassa. Choice Brilliant Proof."  The Central African Republic, independent since 1960, was the home of the egregrious Jean Bokassa, who later crowned himself emperor.
The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "[[Central African Republic]]. 1000 Francs, 1970. Bust of President Jean Bedel Bokassa. Choice Brilliant Proof."  The Central African Republic, independent since 1960, was the home of the egregrious Jean Bokassa, who later crowned himself emperor.
 
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 4,000.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 4,000.
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''Catalog reference:'' Fr-5; KM-1.  
 
''Catalog reference:'' Fr-5; KM-1.  
 
    
 
    
 
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
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* Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.  
 
* Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.  
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* [[Central African Republic 1983 100 francs]]
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* [[Central African Republic 1970 3000 francs|1970 3000 francs, Martin Luther King, Jr.]]
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* [[Central African Republic 1970 5000 francs|1970 5000 francs, Olympic wrestling]]
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* [[Central African Republic 1970 10000 francs|1970 10,000 francs, 24th anniversary of the United Nations]]
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* [[Central African Republic 1970 20000 francs|1970 20,000 francs, Operation Bokassa]]
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* [[Central African Republic 1983 100 francs|1983 100 francs]]
 
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* [[Coins and currency dated 1970]]
 
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[[Category:Gold coins of Africa]][[Category: Selections from Goldberg sale 62]]

Revision as of 22:14, 26 March 2020

Goldberg sale 62, lot 3372
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

This specimen was lot 3372 in Goldberg sale 62 (Beverly Hills, February 2010), where it sold for $356.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Central African Republic. 1000 Francs, 1970. Bust of President Jean Bedel Bokassa. Choice Brilliant Proof." The Central African Republic, independent since 1960, was the home of the egregrious Jean Bokassa, who later crowned himself emperor.

Recorded mintage: 4,000.

Specification: 3.5 g, .900 fine gold, .101 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-5; KM-1.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg Sale 62: the Pre-Long Beach Sale, Beverly Hills: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2011.

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