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5 Francs Hercule, 2nd republic

5 Francs (Hercule, 2nd republic) -  obverse5 Francs (Hercule, 2nd republic) -  reverse

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Features

Country France
Period Second Republic (1848-1852)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1848-1849
Value 5 Francs (5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References F# 326,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France. ISBN 9782916996554.
Gad# 683,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .
KM# 756
  • 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.

Obverse

Denomination above the date within wreath

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
5
FRANCS
1848 A (Paris)

Engraver: Augustin Dupré

Augustin Dupré was an engraver of French currency and medals, the 14th Graveur général des monnaies.

Reverse

Hercules group, exergue line

Lettering: LIBERTÉ ÉGALITÉ FRATERNITÉ

Translation: Liberty Equality Fraternity

Engraver: Augustin Dupré

Augustin Dupré was an engraver of French currency and medals, the 14th Graveur général des monnaies.

Edge

Smooth and inscripted

Lettering: DIEU PROTEGE LA FRANCE

Translation: God Protects France

Mints

A Paris, France (864-date)
BB Strasbourg, France
D Lyon, France
K Bordeaux, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1848 A 16,843,783 13.64 16.01 26.10 53.38 53% KM# 756.1
1848 BB 2,349,728 26.10 23.72 12% KM# 756.2
1848 D 145,882 1.1% KM# 756.3
1848 K 428,147 108.00 7% KM# 756.4
1849 A 29,130,599 16.01 18.98 23.61 43.49 62% KM# 756.1
1849 BB 2,542,815 23.72 23.72 14% KM# 756.2
1849 D 9,711 0.2% KM# 756.3
1849 K 470,483 4% KM# 756.4

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