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20 Centimes - Napoleon III

20 Centimes - Napoleon III -  obverse20 Centimes - Napoleon III -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Emperor Napoleon III (1852-1870)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1864-1866
Value 20 Centimes (0.2)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 1 g
Diameter 15 mm
Thickness 0.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 03-22-1918
References KM# 805,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Gad# 308,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
F# 149
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)

Obverse

Lettering:
NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR
BARRE

Translation: NAPOLEON III EMPEROR

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 FRANÇAIS
20 CENT.
1864
A

Translation:
FRENCH EMPIRE
20 CENT.
1864
A

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1864 A 268,255 27.68 KM# 805.1
1864 BB 112,372 KM# 805.2
1864 K 58,960 KM# 805.3
1866 A 1,459,921 2.38 6.64 9.41 KM# 805.1
1866 BB 843,156 7.75 KM# 805.2
1866 K 412,858 14.39 KM# 805.3

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