• Short Summary

    In a ceremony held in the Presidential Palace in Libreville on Thursday, March 18, President Albert-Bernard Bongo of Gabon was presented with the first issue of six special gold coins minted in France.

  • Description

    1.
    SV Ext. Presidential Palace
    0.05

    2.
    MS Mlle Vecchi
    0.10

    3.
    MS Members of government
    0.11

    4.
    MCU Mlle Vecchi speaking
    0.14

    5.
    SV President Bongo and Vice President Mebiame
    0.19

    6.
    MS Fiance Minister Boumah speaking
    0.22

    7.
    MCU Mlle Vecchi presents coins to President
    0.29

    8.
    SV PAN bank directors and personalties
    0.35

    9.
    SCU President seated
    0.38

    10.
    SV Ministers looking at coins
    0.42

    11.
    SCU Ministers
    0.45

    12.
    MS Bank officials looking at coins with Mlle vecchi
    0.50

    13.
    MCU Presentation box
    0.54

    14.
    Sv Ministers & guests during wine of honour
    0.58



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In a ceremony held in the Presidential Palace in Libreville on Thursday, March 18, President Albert-Bernard Bongo of Gabon was presented with the first issue of six special gold coins minted in France. Five of the coins carried the effigy of President Bongo himself and the sixth that of President Georges Pompidou, in commemoration of the French Head of state's recent visit to Gabon. The presentation of the first issues was made by Mlle Vecchi, President of the International Numisamatic Society.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABXWAAVQIKU834LA5QMHI0AOI3
    Media URN:
    VLVABXWAAVQIKU834LA5QMHI0AOI3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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