Silver Ounce 2001 Quadriga, Coin from Congo, Democratic Republic of the - detailed information

Silver Ounce 2001 Quadriga, Coin from Congo, Democratic Republic of the
CoinSilver Ounce 2001 Quadriga

The Democratic Republic of the Congo normally uses banknotes for circulation, and does not issue coins in the Congolese Franc currency. However, the country has authorised some foreign mints to issue commemorative and bullion coins under its jurisdiction.

Most of them are in standard bullion sizes, including one ounce of silver - such as this coin.

This coin commemorates the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004.

MintCIT Coin Invest Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown
Obverse
Congo, Democratic Republic of the / Silver Ounce 2001 Quadriga - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows at its centre a male lion walking to left, his head turned towards the viewer.

Around above, the name of the country in French: REPUBLIQUE DEMOCATIQUE DU CONGO (Democratic Republic of the Congo).

Around below, the date of issue 2001.

Obverse Inscription REPUBLIQUE DEMOCATIQUE DU CONGO 2001
Reverse
Congo, Democratic Republic of the / Silver Ounce 2001 Quadriga - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin is concave. The design shows a quadriga - Ancient chariot drawn by four horses; the chariot driver has a laurel wreath.

Around above left, the inscription JEUX OLYMPIQUES 2004 ATHÈNES (2004 Olympic Games in Athens).

Below, the nominal face value 10 FRANCS.

Reverse Inscription JEUX OLYMPIQUES 2004 ATHÈNES 10 FRANCS
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated, concave surface.
CIT Item ID: 19487

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Silver Ounce 2001 Quadriga: Details
CountryCongo, Democratic Republic of the
CurrencyCongolese Franc
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz)
Issued2001
Face Value10 (x Franc)
Mintageunknown
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size40.000 mm
Mass31.100 g
OCC IDDKLM-EMKC-YZKY-ENZB
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