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Latest revision as of 23:24, 26 March 2020

Goldberg sale 72, lot 4830
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

This specimen was lot 4830 in Goldberg sale 72 (Los Angeles, February 2013), where it sold for $4,715. The catalog description[1] noted, "Dahomey. 25000 Francs, 1971. On 10th Anniversary of Independence. Three presidents. NGC graded Proof 65 Ultra Cameo." Dahomey was renamed the Republic of Benin in 1975. Gold 2,500, 5,000, 10,000 and 25,000 francs were issued in 1971, the only gold issues for that country.

Recorded mintage: 470.

Specification: 88.88 g, .900 fine gold, 2.571 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-1; KM-9.

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 72: the Pre-Long Beach Sale, Beverly Hills: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2013.

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