West African States 5-FRANCS (KM2a)
West African States 5-FRANCS (KM2a)

West African States 5-FRANCS (KM2a) Rhim Gazelle

The Rhim gazelle (aka Slender-horned gazelle aka Sand gazelle aka Gazella leptoceros) is a nomadic antelope found in isolated pockets across the central Sahara Desert. They are well adapted to desert conditions, and can obtain almost all of their necessary water from the dew on the plants they eat. There may be only 300 to 600 mature individuals left in the wild [SOURCE].

Specifications

  • Diameter: 19.9 mm
  • Composition: Aluminum-Nickel-Bronze
  • CAT#: KM2a

Obverse Legend

BANQUE CENTRALE 5 F. ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST

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