Senegal 1968 50 francs
This specimen was lot 2655 in Goldberg sale 98 (Los Angeles, June 2017), where it sold for $616.87. The catalog description noted, "Sénégal. 50 Francs, 1968. 8th Anniversary of Independence. NGC graded Proof 67 Ultra Cameo. WINGS." This coin was part of a commemorative program that included gold ten, 25, 50 and 100 francs. Senegal, which uses the CFA franc, has never issued coinage for circulation.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 16 g, .900 fine gold, 0.4630 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: Fr-2; KM-3.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 98: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2017.