Coins from France

In the French Revolution of 1789, an unstable Republic was born in 1792, with instability eventually quelled by the rise of Napoléon Bonaparte in 1799 and 1804. France's eventual domination of Europe ended with his defeats at Borodino and Leipzig then Waterloo in 1815. The unstable regimes set up in France in the 19th century saw various revolutions in 1830, 1848, 1852, and 1871; the latter seeing Germany overtake France as the major European power after Napoléon III's defeat at Sedan (1870), and France's alignment with Britain and Russia in the lead up to WWI, which again saw France become the major power in Europe. This ended with appeasement in the 1930s leading to the fall of France early in WWII in 1940, with the Free French under Charles de Gaulle eventually liberating Occupied and Vichy France by 1944 with Allied help. Decolonization and the establishment of the 5th Republic under De Gaulle contributed mostly to the making of modern France, which today is the largest country on the continent, and co-founder of the EEC/EU. France maintained a constant Franc from 1795 onwards, with a revaluation (the New Franc) in 1960, until the switch to the Euro in 1999/2001.
Wikidata: Q142

See also: French Notgeld, French colonies, France - Feudal

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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

Double Tournois - Henri III (Angers mint)
1579-1586

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 10
Double Tournois - Henri III (Riom mint)
1579 (1579-1592)

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 104
Double Tournois - Henri III (Angers mint; 2nd type)
1581

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 12
Double Tournois - Charles X (Dijon mint)
1590-1595

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 146a, Dy# 1186
Available for swap Double Tournois - Charles X (Troyes mint)
1590-1594

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 150, Dy# 1186
Double Tournois - Henri IV (Bayonne mint)
1590

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 156
Double Tournois - Henri IV (Tours mint)
1590-1592

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 242
Double Tournois - Henri IV (Bordeaux mint)
1591

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 160
Double Tournois - Henri IV (Limoges mint)
1591-1595

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 198
Double Tournois - Henri IV (Rennes mint)
1591-1593

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 226
Double Tournois - Henri IV (Saint-Palais mint)
1593-1595

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 230
Double Tournois - Henri IV (Villeneuve mint)
1593-1594

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 246
Double Tournois - Henri IV (Montpellier mint)
1595

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 208
Available for swap Double Tournois - Henri IV (Lyon mint; Type 1A)
1606-1609

Copper • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
CGKL# 202

Numista referee for coins of this issuer is Florino28, Arendil, Quiquengrogne, Eagle68.

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