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5 Francs

5 Francs -  obverse 5 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1933
Value 5 Francs (5)
Metal Nickel
Weight 6 g
Diameter 23.7 mm
Thickness 1.90 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 04-30-1937
References KM# 887, Gad# 753, F# 335, Schön# 202
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Bust right

Lettering:
REPVBLIQVE FRANÇAISE
19 33
L.BAZOR

Translation: French Republic

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

Denomination

Lettering:
LIBERTE
EGALITE
FRATERNITE
5
FRANCS

Translation: Liberty Equality Brotherhood

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1933  5.04 (fr) F. 335/3 - Gros point et petit écartement entre L et BAZOR
1933  160,078,050 2.24 4.58 3.92 signature "L.BAZOR"
1933  signature "LBAZOR"
1933 ESSAI Essai

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