50 Centimes

50 Centimes -  obverse50 Centimes -  reverse

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Features

Country France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1871-1895
Value 50 Centimes (0.5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References F# 189,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France. ISBN 9782916996554.
Gad# 419,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .
KM# 834,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Gad# 419a
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .

Obverse

The bust of Ceres facing left

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
E.A. OUDINÉ F.

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

The value within a wreath

Lettering:
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE
50
CENT.
1882
A

Translation:
Liberty Equality Brotherhood
50
Centimes
1882
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

Mints

A Paris, France (864-date)
K Bordeaux, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1871 A 235,803 3.65 4.26 18.24 105.79 13% KM# 834.1
1871 K 722,980 7% KM# 834.2
1872 A 4,243,047 10.04 9% KM# 834.1
1872 K 1,643,470 21.89 5% KM# 834.2
1873 A 1,023,638 24.32 8% KM# 834.1
1873 K 166,009 0.9% KM# 834.2
1874 A 1,130,034 3% KM# 834.1
1878 A 30 0.4% KM# 834.1 - Proof
1881 A 5,390,890 2.43 2.43 3.85 15.44 29% KM# 834.1
1882 A 2,319,719 3.04 5.46 5.47 24.32 12% KM# 834.1
1886 A 308,758 5% KM# 834.1
1887 A 1,865,694 3.65 6.69 9.56 15% KM# 834.1
1888 A 4,517,106 2.43 4.86 10.94 24% KM# 834.1
1889 A 100 0.3% KM# 834.1 - Proof
1894 A 3,600,000 4.86 3.65 6.64 28% KM# 834.1
1895 A 7,200,000 2.43 2.87 6.08 12.21 43% KM# 834.1

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