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Independent state (1960-1963)

Denomination: 1 franc
Year indicated on the coin: 1961
The coin was made with the years indicated: 1961
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 22.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: a stylized bunch of bananas is depicted on the right scan of the coin; on the left - archaic money in the form of a cross, which circulated on the territory of Katanga in antiquity and up to the 20th century; molten copper was poured into sand molds and then cooled; crosses had different shapes and weights (from 500 to 1000 gr.)