Benin – 2010 – 100 Francs – Plants of the World CANABIS / MARIHUANA (PROOF)
Unique coin! It smells like real Marihuana !
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Face Value Metal Fineness Weight Diameter Quality Mintage
100 Francs CuNi ag-plated – 27gr 38.61mm PROOF 2?500
Cannabis (Cán-na-bis) is a genus of flowering plants that includes three putative species, Cannabis sativa L., Cannabis indica Lam., and Cannabis ruderalis Janisch. These three taxa are indigenous to Central Asia, and South Asia. Cannabis has long been used for fibre (hemp), for medicinal purposes, and as a recreational drug. Industrial hemp products are made from Cannabis plants selected to produce an abundance of fiber and minimal levels of THC (Δ9- tetrahydrocannabinol), a psychoactive molecule that produces the high associated with marijuana. The psychoactive product consists of dried flowers and leaves of plants selected to produce high levels of THC. Various extracts including hashish and hash oil are also produced from the plant