1 Franc Piedfort gold

Features

Issuer New Caledonia
Period French Overseas Territory (1946-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1979
Value 1 Franc
1 XPF = USD 0.0087
Currency CFP Franc (1945-date)
Composition Gold (.920)
Weight 18.20 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Number N# 103487
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# P4b,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 10c,
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
Lec# 41
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Liberty sitting on throne, facing left holding lit torch in left hand. Assorted fruit in a cornucopia in bend of right arm.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
I·E· O·M·
G.B.BAZOR
1979

Translation: French Republic

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor Read more on Wikipedia

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

Kagu bird within sprigs below value.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1
FRANC
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Translation: New Calendonia

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor Read more on Wikipedia

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France (1973-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1979  200

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Franc (Piedfort gold)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Franc (Piedfort gold)
Auction World
Auction 23
Lot 1436
Internet Archive
Jan 16, 2021 UNC
(NGC PF67)
USD 2872.24
(JPY 399 600.00)

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