Tunisia 1954 100 francs
"TUNISIA, Mohammed Lamine Bei, 1943-1957 100 Francs 1954. Sehr selten. Nur 63 Exemplare geprägt. Fast FDC. (protectorate of Tunisia, Mohammed Bey (1943-57), one hundred francs of 1954, very rare, choice uncirculated.)"This type was issued 1938-55 but all dates are rare. As it does not have the mark of value stamped on it, unlike Fr-14, the SCWC does not include it, but it is mentioned in Friedberg. This issue was struck to the standard of the French hundred francs of 1935-36.
Recorded mintage: 63.
Specification: 6.55 g, .900 fine gold, 0.189 troy oz AGW, this specimen 6.54 g.
Catalog reference: Fr-15.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- 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.
- Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.