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Benin Coin Catalog

The official coin of Benin is the West African CFA franc (Fr) and is featured in this catalog among all of its other historical coins, covering both modern and ancient coins that have left their mark on the country's monetary history. The Benin coin catalog is presented organized by type and value, a technique collectors refer to as sorting by #KM, based on the acronym of the publication that numbered them.

Country Benin
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Coin West African CFA franc (XOF)
1€ 655,78Fr
Continent Africa
Capital city Porto-Novo
ISO2 BJ
ISO3 BEN
Catalogued coins 36

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The most valuable coins

The most valuable Benin coins and sought after by collectors according to Foronum statistics are the following:

The valuation of these coins has been achieved through a meticulous algorithm that considers the current market, taking into account aspects such as material, weight, diameter, edge, year of mintage, mint of manufacture and the number of coins produced. Coins with limited mintages and in good condition are usually among the most valuable.

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2.500 francs CFA (Abolición de la Esclavitud)

#FO11683 KM#1E
Year: 2007
Weight: 7,77 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 27,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1.000 francs CFA (Velero Preussen)

#FO10911 KM#7
Year: 1993
Weight: 20,00 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 38,50 mm
Edge: Ribbed

200 francs CFA (Acanthopholis)

#FO10430 KM#8
Year: 1994
Weight: 12,80 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 32,80 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1.000 francs CFA (Tyrannosaurus Rex)

#FO10910 KM#9
Year: 1994
Weight: 15,86 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter:
Edge: Ribbed

200 francs CFA (Velero Preussen)

#FO10432 KM#10
Year: 1993
Weight: 30,00 g
Composition: Brass
Diameter: 38,00 mm
Edge:

6.000 francs CFA (Elefante de Benin)

#FO10912 KM#11
Year: 1993
Weight: 20,13 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter:
Edge: Ribbed

1.000 francs CFA (Olímpicos)

#FO10913 KM#12
Year: 1995
Weight: 20,00 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 38,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1.000 francs CFA (35 Aniversario de la Independencia)

#FO10427 KM#13
Year: 1995
Weight: 20,00 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 38,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

500 francs CFA (Copa Mundial de Futbol)

#FO10429 KM#14
Year: 1995
Weight: 8,25 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 30,00 mm
Edge: Smooth

200 francs CFA (50 Aniversario de la ONU)

#FO10426 KM#16
Year: 1995
Weight: 28,28 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 38,61 mm
Edge: Ribbed

200 francs CFA (Hansa-Brandenburg)

#FO10428 KM#17
Year: 1995
Weight: 13,00 g
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Diameter: 33,00 mm
Edge: Smooth

6.000 francs CFA (50 Aniversario de la ONU)

#FO10914 KM#22
Year: 1995
Weight: 28,34 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 38,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

200 francs CFA (Juegos Olímpicos de Sidney)

#FO10915 KM#25
Price: 70,00€
Year: 1999
Weight: 20,13 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 37,00 mm
Edge: Smooth

1.000 francs CFA (Juegos Olímpicos de Sidney)

#FO10916 KM#26
Year: 1999
Weight: 20,13 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 38,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1.000 francs CFA (Iguanodon)

#FO10917 KM#28
Year: 1995
Weight: 20,00 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter:
Edge: Smooth

500 francs CFA (Velero Gorch Fock)

#FO10918 KM#31
Year: 1996
Weight: 8,25 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 30,00 mm
Edge: Smooth

15.000 francs CFA (Cocodrilo)

#FO11015 KM#34
Year: 1997
Weight: 500,00 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 84,80 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1.000 francs CFA (Leif Eriksson-Descubridor del Nuevo Mundo)

#FO11016 KM#37
Year: 2001
Weight: 14,95 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 235,00 mm
Edge: Smooth

1.000 francs CFA (Johannes Gutenberg)

#FO11017 KM#39
Year: 1999
Weight: 15,00 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 34,50 mm
Edge: Smooth

1.500 francs CFA (Fauna)

#FO11671 KM#40
Year: 2003
Weight: 7,30 g
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Diameter: 26,00 mm
Edge:

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