Currency of French West Africa

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photo courtesy Ponterio & Associates
photo courtesy Ponterio & Associates

This note was lot 8127 in Ponterio sale 150 (Los Angeles, August 2009), where it sold for $1020. The catalog description noted[1], "FRENCH WEST AFRICA. 5,000 Francs, 22.12.1950. P-43. Finding this highest denomination for French West Africa can be a trial when looking for Uncirculated pieces. This note borders on the Uncirculated grade with strong originality and bold inks. The only hint of circulation is a small corner tip fold. ABOUT UNCIRCULATED."


  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, Ponterio sale 150: The 2009 ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2009.

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