French Indochina 1887-A 20 cent

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Sincona sale 51, lot 3543
This specimen was lot 3543 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Französisch Indochina, 20 Cent 1887 A, Paris. Vorzüglich. (French Indochina, twenty cent of 1887, Paris mint. Extremely fine.)"
This type was struck intermittently 1885-95.

Recorded mintage: 250,000 + 100 proofs.

Specification: 5.44 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 5.36 g.

Catalog reference: Lecompte 189, KM 3.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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