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The coins of French colonies were intended for general use in the West Indies, particularly Martinique, Guadeloupe and Saint-Domingue (western Hispaniola) until it attained independence as Haiti in 1804. Read more

See also: France, France - Kingdom, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Haiti, Martinique

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French colonies - Livre tournois (781-1795)

3 Deniers = 1 Liard = 1/2 Double • 12 Deniers = 1 Sol • 20 Sols = 2 Testons = 1 Livre • 1 Livre and 4 Deniers = 1 Franc

6 Deniers - Louis XV – obverse
6 Deniers - Louis XV – reverse
6 Deniers - Louis XV
1717
Copper
KM# 3
9 Deniers - Louis XV – obverse
9 Deniers - Louis XV – reverse
9 Deniers - Louis XV
1721-1722
Copper – 6.12 g – ø 25 mm
KM# 5
12 Deniers - Louis XV – obverse
12 Deniers - Louis XV – reverse
12 Deniers - Louis XV
1767
Bronze – 12.5 g – ø 28 mm
KM# 6
1 Sol – obverse
1 Sol – reverse
1 Sol
1793
Bronze – 10 g – ø 28 mm
2 Sols - Crowned C – obverse
2 Sols - Crowned C – reverse
2 Sols - Crowned C
(1779-1797)
Silver (.208) – 2 g – ø 23 mm
KM# 2
3 Sols - Louis XVI – obverse
3 Sols - Louis XVI – reverse
3 Sols - Louis XVI
1787
Billon – 2.62 g – ø 22 mm
KM# 9, Lec# 285

French colonies - Franc (1795-1959)

100 Centimes = 1 Franc

5 Centimes - Louis XVIII (Essai) – obverse
5 Centimes - Louis XVIII (Essai) – reverse
5 Centimes - Louis XVIII (Essai)
1824
Bronze – 6.5 g – ø 27.5 mm
KM# E8
5 Centimes - Charles X – obverse
5 Centimes - Charles X – reverse
5 Centimes - Charles X
1825-1830
Bronze – 10 g – ø 27 mm
KM# 10
5 Centimes - Louis Philippe I – obverse
5 Centimes - Louis Philippe I – reverse
5 Centimes - Louis Philippe I
1839-1844
Bronze – 9.6 g – ø 27 mm
KM# 12
5 Centimes - Louis-Philippe I (Essai) – obverse
5 Centimes - Louis-Philippe I (Essai) – reverse
5 Centimes - Louis-Philippe I (Essai)
1840
Bronze – 5 g – ø 26 mm
10 Centimes - Louis XVIII (Essai) – obverse
10 Centimes - Louis XVIII (Essai) – reverse
10 Centimes - Louis XVIII (Essai)
1824
Bronze – 12.3 g – ø 30.5 mm
KM# E10
10 Centimes - Charles X – obverse
10 Centimes - Charles X – reverse
10 Centimes - Charles X
1825-1829
Bronze – 20 g – ø 30 mm
KM# 11
10 Centimes - Louis-Philippe I – obverse
10 Centimes - Louis-Philippe I – reverse
10 Centimes - Louis-Philippe I
1839-1844
Bronze – 20 g – ø 30 mm
KM# 13

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