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50 Francs - Napoleon III

Features

Country France
Type Common coin
Years 1862-1868
Value 50 Francs (50)
Metal Gold (.900)
Weight 16.129 g
Diameter 28 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 804
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Lettering: NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR

Engraver: Désiré-Albert Barre

Albert Désiré Barre, was a French engraver, medalist, and the 18th Chief Engraver of the Paris Mint from 27 February 1855 to his death. He was the son of Jacques-Jean Barre who preceded him as the Chief Engraver. His brother Jean-Auguste Barre, a French sculptor and medalist, succeeded him as Chief Engraver after his death.

Reverse

Lettering:
EMPIRE FRANCAIS
50 FR
A 1866

Engraver: Désiré-Albert Barre

Albert Désiré Barre, was a French engraver, medalist, and the 18th Chief Engraver of the Paris Mint from 27 February 1855 to his death. He was the son of Jacques-Jean Barre who preceded him as the Chief Engraver. His brother Jean-Auguste Barre, a French sculptor and medalist, succeeded him as Chief Engraver after his death.

Edge

Lettering: DIEU PROTEGE LA FRANCE

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Year Mintage VG F VF XF UNC Exchange
1862 A Proof - KM# 804.1
1862 A 24,418 KM# 804.1
1862 BB 7,310 KM# 804.2
1863 BB 8,251 KM# 804.2
1864 A 28,682 KM# 804.1
1865 A 3,740 KM# 804.1
1866 A 39,155 KM# 804.1
1866 BB 17,307 KM# 804.2
1867 A 2,000 KM# 804.1
1867 BB 20,437 KM# 804.2
1868 A 15,894 KM# 804.1
1868 BB 1,795 KM# 804.2

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