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Collecting coins => Fantasies => Topic started by: <k> on February 09, 2018, 02:34:51 PM

Title: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: <k> on February 09, 2018, 02:34:51 PM
Cameroon.  Spear head.

All the collector coins in this series have a face value of 1500 CFA francs.
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: <k> on February 09, 2018, 02:36:02 PM
Central African Republic.  Crossed lances.
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: <k> on February 09, 2018, 02:36:45 PM
Chad. A manilla ring.
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: <k> on February 09, 2018, 02:38:06 PM
Congo-Brazzaville.  Katanga cross.
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: <k> on February 09, 2018, 02:40:35 PM
Equatorial Guinea.  Cowrie shells.
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: <k> on February 09, 2018, 02:42:00 PM
Gabon.  A throwing knife.
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: <k> on February 09, 2018, 02:46:31 PM
(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=41621.0;attach=80013;image)




Below: Katanga, 5 francs, 1961.

A reminder of the Katanga cross coin.
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: stef on February 09, 2018, 06:47:26 PM
Cameroon.  Spear head.

All the collector coins in this series have a face value of 1500 CFA francs.
Just CFA, without francs. Fantasies, right?
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: <k> on February 09, 2018, 10:44:03 PM
You're right. The designs fooled me, because regular CFA commemorative designs are rather poor too.  >:(
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: eurocoin on February 10, 2018, 09:41:42 AM
Issued by the Africa Mint (http://www.africamint.com), which seems to be owned by Norwegian coin dealer Reidar Rytter-Fjoren.
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: <k> on February 10, 2018, 10:36:42 AM
So that "Mint" produces only fantasies but no coins?
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: stef on February 10, 2018, 12:26:33 PM
So that "Mint" produces only fantasies but no coins?
No only. Also "Off Metal Strike'',  ''Essai'' even ''Proba". Fantasies of the fantasies :).
Title: Re: Central African States: "Primitive coins" series of 2005
Post by: <k> on February 10, 2018, 01:28:07 PM
I see, Stef. You are an expert on the fantasy purveyors.  :-\