Algeria 1996 2 dinars

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Sincona sale 43, lot 3110
This specimen was lot 3110 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 800 CHF (aboout US$955 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Algerien, Republik, seit 1962 2 Dinars 1417 H. (1996). Freiheitskämpfer Abd el-Kader. FDC. NGC MS66. (republic of Algeria, since 1962, two dinars of AH 1417 (1996), freedom fighter Abd el-Kader, Uncirculated.)"
Abdelkader ibn Muhieddine (1808-1883) was an Algerian tribal leader who resisted the French invasion of the 1830's. Forced to surrender in 1839, he spent his life in exile in France and Syria.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: gold.

Catalog reference: KM 133, Fr-8.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017

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