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1 Sapèque

1 Sapèque -  obverse 1 Sapèque -  reverse

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Features

Country French Cochinchina
(Vietnam)
Type Common coin
Year 1875
Value 1 Sapèque (0.002 ICFP)
Metal Bronze
Weight 1 g
Diameter 15 mm
Thickness 0.5 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 1
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Laureate head left, within beaded circle. Date below, between stars

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
* 1875 *

Translation: French Republic

Engraver: Eugène-André Oudiné

Eugène André Oudiné, French sculptor and engraver of medals, was born in Paris on 1 January 1810, and devoted himself from the beginning to the medallist's branch of sculpture, although he also excelled in monumental sculpture and portrait busts.

Reverse

Denomination with mint letter below, within beaded circle

Lettering:
LIBERTÉ * ÉGALITÉ * FRATERNITÉ *
1
CENTIME
A

Translation: Liberty Equality Brotherhood

Engraver: Eugène-André Oudiné

Eugène André Oudiné, French sculptor and engraver of medals, was born in Paris on 1 January 1810, and devoted himself from the beginning to the medallist's branch of sculpture, although he also excelled in monumental sculpture and portrait busts.

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Minted on holed KM# 826, Gad# 88, F# 104 by French garrison in Saigon.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1875 K 10,000 Minted over KM#826 in Saigon.

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