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1975 GOLD SENEGAL 2500 FRANCS NGC MINT STATE 68 "25TH ANNIVERSARY OF EURAFRIQUE PROGRAM AND INDEPENDENCE" ONLY 195 MINTED

1975 GOLD SENEGAL 2500 FRANCS NGC MINT STATE 68  "25TH ANNIVERSARY OF EURAFRIQUE PROGRAM AND INDEPENDENCE" ONLY 195 MINTED
1975 GOLD SENEGAL 2500 FRANCS NGC MINT STATE 68 RARE 195 MINTED
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Country of Origin: Senegal

REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL

25TH ANNIVERSARY OF EURAFRIQUE PROGRAM AND INDEPENDENCE

CERTIFIED BY NGC MINT STATE 68

OBV: 3/4 LEFT FACING PORTRAIT BUST OF PRESIDENT SENGHOR; DATE BENEATH.

REV: WREATHED NATIONAL ARMS; DENOMINATION BENEATH.

KM # 10

EURAFRIQUE or EURAFRIKA REFERS TO THE IDEA OF A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN EUROPE AND AFRICA. AS A POLITICAL PROGRAM, IT PLAYED AN EARLY AND CRUCIAL ROLE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, BUT AFTER THAT IT WAS LARGELY FORGOTTEN.

LÉOPOLD SÉDAR SENGHOR (1906-2001) WAS THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF SENEGAL (1960-1980). HE WAS A POET, CULTURAL THEORIST AND POLITICIAN, REGARDED A ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AFRICAN INTELLECTUALS OF THE 20TH CENTURY. HE SUPPORTED FEDERALISM FOR NEWLY INDEPENDENT AFRICAN STATES IN A FORM OF "FRENCH COMMONWEALTH" WHERE FRANCE, THE FORMER COLONIAL POWER, WOULD RETAIN CERTAIN INFLUENCE. AS A FRANCOPHILE, HE WAS AN ARDENT SUPPORTER OF EURAFRIQUE.

CONTAINS 39.93 GRAMS OF 916 GOLD

(1.1759 OZ AGW)

36 MM IN DIAMETER

ONLY 195 MINTAGE!

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