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5 Francs

5 Francs -  obverse5 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Fourth Republic (1946-1958)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1945-1952
Value 5 Francs (5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Aluminium
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 10-01-1966
References F# 339,
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Gad# 766,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
KM# 888b,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 203b
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Laureate head left

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
A.LAVRILLIER

Engraver: André-Marie Lavrillier

André-Marie Lavrillier, born on May 7, 1885 in Paris, and died in 1958, is a French engraver-medalist, winner of the Prix de Rome in 1914.

Reverse

Denomination above date within sectioned wreath
NOTE: It there is a Mintmark it is below the lowest of the seven ║ in the design.

Lettering:
RF
5
FRANCS
1947

Engraver: André-Marie Lavrillier

André-Marie Lavrillier, born on May 7, 1885 in Paris, and died in 1958, is a French engraver-medalist, winner of the Prix de Rome in 1914.

Edge

Smooth

Mints

Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France
B Beaumont-le-Roger, France
C Castelsarrasin, France

Comments

Mint letters:
None = Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France
B = Beaumont-le-Roger, Normandy, France
C = Castelsarassin, Midi-Pyrénées, France

where to look mint:



how to understand the difference between closed and opened "9":

at the left is closed and at the right is opened "9"

1950 date varieties:

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1945  1.10 2.26 4% KM#888b.1 (closed 9)
1945  95,398,800 0.32 0.49 1.10 1.46 23.81 45% KM#888b.1 (open 9)
1945  1,100 1.0% Trial strike
1945 B 6,043,200 3.56 9.47 13.03 10% KM#888b.2 (open 9)
1945 C 2,208,114 21.65 24.35 4% KM#888b.3 (open 9)
1946  61,332,000 0.38 0.54 1.62 2.46 35% KM#888b.1 (open 9)
1946 B 13,360,400 0.82 4.87 18.67 14% KM#888b.2 (open 9)
1946 C 1,268,907 18.46 18.46 5% KM#888b.3 (open 9)
1947  0.26 0.38 0.54 1.40 17% KM#888b.1 (closed 9)
1947  46,575,600 0.10 0.10 0.54 1.08 1.62 4.96 4.96 42% KM#888b.1 (open 9)
1947 B 0.25 0.54 2.26 2.26 11% KM#888b.2 (closed 9)
1947 B 30,838,800 0.57 0.69 2.11 2.47 24% KM#888b.2 (open 9)
1948  27.06 3% KM#888b.1 (closed 9)
1948  104,473,600 1.62 4.60 5.75 16% KM#888b.1 (open 9)
1948 B 0.5% KM#888b.2 (closed 9)
1948 B 28,046,800 70.35 3% KM#888b.2 (open 9)
1949  203,251,600 0.22 0.50 0.88 1.08 1.95 4.25 49% KM#888b.1 (closed 9)
1949  4% KM#888b.1 (open 9)
1949 B 48,414,000 0.05 0.54 1.89 2.60 28% KM#888b.2 (closed 9)
1950  128,371,600 0.56 0.56 1.08 2.37 2.37 2.61 24% KM#888b.1 (closed 9)
1950 B 28,952,000 2.13 9.50 9.50 11% KM#888b.2 (closed 9)
1952  4,000,000 40.58 54.11 5% KM#888b.1 (closed 9)

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