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20 Centimes

20 Centimes -  obverse 20 Centimes -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Second Republic (1848-1852)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1849-1851
Value 20 Centimes (0.2)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 1 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1869
References KM# 758,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Gad# 303,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
F# 146
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)

Obverse

Bust facing left.

Lettering: REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE.

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

Value and date within wreath.

Lettering:
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE
20
CENT.
1850
A

Translation:
LIBERTY EQUALITY BROTHERSHIP
20
CENT.
1850
A

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

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1849 A 4,871 KM# 758.1
1850 A KM# 758.1 - Buste and star smaller, greyhound with hanging ear
1850 A 6,173,221 26.81 5.53 KM# 758.1 - Buste and star smaller, greyhound with high ear
1850 BB 48,161 KM# 758.2
1850 K KM# 758.3 - Greyhound with hanging ear
1850 K 343,988 KM# 758.3 - Greyhound with standing ear
1851 A 3,287,213 7.89 27.92 KM# 758.1

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