+ Filters
New Search
Available Exact wording Only in the title

fco_326963 - REUNION ISLAND 100 Francs Essai 1964 Paris

REUNION ISLAND 100 Francs Essai 1964 Paris MS
120.00 €(Approx. 128.40$ | 100.80£)
Add to your cartAdd to your cart
Type : 100 Francs Essai
Date: 1964
Mint name / Town : Paris
Quantity minted : 2000
Metal : nickel
Diameter : 24 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Edge : cannelée
Coments on the condition:
sans la boîte d’origine
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : REPUBLIQUE - FRANÇAISE - 1964 /ESSAI.
Obverse description : Buste à gauche de la République au-devant d’une scène portuaire, signature L.BAZOR.


Reverse legend : REUNION / 100 - FRS.
Reverse description : Écu aux armes de la Réunion accosté de la faciale et au-dessus d’une bannière inscrite PRÆTER OMNES ANGULUS RIDET (Entre tous, ce coin de terre me sourit).

Historical background


Discovered in 1513 by the Portuguese Mascarenhas, the island became French in 1638. Named Bourbon Island, its concession was given to the East India Company in 1664 then, in 1793, it became Reunion Island. It has been one of the four overseas departments since 1946..

cgb.fr uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
To remove the banner, you must accept or refuse their use by clicking on the corresponding buttons.