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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 1867-1868
Value 20 Centimes (0.2)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 1 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 03-22-1918
References F# 150,
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Gad# 309,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
KM# 808
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Bust to left.

Lettering:
NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR
BARRE

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

Crown in center, value and date below.

Lettering:
EMPIRE FRANÇAIS
20 CENT.
1867
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

Reeded

Comments

NOTE: Mintmarks A = Paris, BB = Strasbourg, K = Bordeaux.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1867 A 5,611,381 4.12 6.51 10.57 71% KM# 808.1
1867 BB 3,114,264 2.64 8.04 17.04 53% KM# 808.2
1867 K 90,566 3% KM# 808.3
1868 A 352,510 5.97 27.12 10% KM# 808.1
1868 BB 200,000 6% KM# 808.2

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