20 Francs

20 Francs -  obverse20 Francs -  reverse

Obverse © nordboutik59 - Reverse © Jérémy Pureur

Features

Issuer France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1992-2001
Value 20 Francs (20 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Trimetallic: copper-aluminium-nickel core, nickel middle ring and copper-aluminium-nickel outer ring
Weight 9 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 2.23 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-17-2005
Number N# 10
Numista (https://numista.com)
References F# 403,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Schön# 260,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
KM# 1008,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Gad# 871
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

The Mont Saint-Michel (Mount Saint Michael), a rocky tidal island in Normandy, reflects in its bay

Lettering: RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE

Engraver: Jean-Pierre Réthoré

Reverse

The face value crossed out with wide strips surrounded with the French motto ("LIBERTÉ ÉGALITÉ FRATERNITÉ")

Lettering:
LIBERTÉ EGALITÉ
20F
1993
FRATERNITÉ

Translation:
Liberty Equality
20 Francs
1993
Brotherhood

Engraver: Atelier de gravure

Edge

4 or 5 groups of reeds

20 Francs -  obverse

© ZacUK

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France

Comments





Different privy marks throughout mintages.
Dolphin 1992-94 Rousseau.
Bee 1994-2000 Pierre Rodier
Horseshoe  2001 Gérard Buquoy

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1992  18 3.25 6% KM#1008.1 ("V" closed, 4 reeded segments)
1992  47 2% KM#1008.1 ("V" open, 4 reeded segments)
1992  59 966 052 3.53 3.53 2.99 3.53 5.23 4.70 56% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) dolphin mark, "V" closed, coin aligment
1992  3.53 3.59 5.88 9.10 17% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) dolphin mark, "V" closed, medal aligment
1992  3.53 3.53 8.23 3.53 19% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) dolphin mark; open "V", coin aligment
1992  2 698 2% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) dolphin mark; open "V", medal alignment
1992  1 800 0.4% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) Essai
1993  54 970 000 3.32 2.35 4.12 4.70 8.59 36% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) dolphin mark; coin alignment
1993  3 095 0.7% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) dolphin mark; medal alignment
1994  9 973 768 47 3% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) bee mark
1994  5 000 000 2% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) dolphin mark
1995  9 980 000 2.35 5.88 14 6.14 12% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) bee mark
1996  17 013 65 1.9% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) bee mark
1997  15 000 41 1.2% (fr) F. 403/13
1998  25 000 41 1.7% (fr) F.403/14
1999  25 500 35 1.9% (fr) F.403/15
2000  100 000 14 4% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) bee mark
2001  125 000 14 7% KM#1008.2 (5 milled segments) horseshoe mark

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