Senegal 1975 250 francs
This specimen was lot 2656 in Goldberg sale 98 (Los Angeles, June 2017), where it sold for $152.75. The catalog description noted, "Sénégal. 250 Francs, 1975. Bust of President Senghor. Brilliant Uncirculated." This coin was part of a commemorative program that included silver fifty and 150 francs and gold 250, 500, 1000 and 2500 francs. Senegal, which uses the CFA franc, has never issued coinage for circulation.
Recorded mintage: 1,000 plus 1,250 proofs.
Specification: 3.98 g, .916 fine gold, 0.1173 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: Fr-8; KM-7.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- 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.