1 Franc

1 Franc -  obverse1 Franc -  reverse

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Features

Issuer New Caledonia
Period French Overseas Territory (1946-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1972-2020
Value 1 Franc
1 XPF = USD 0.0095
Currency CFP Franc (1945-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.3 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.46 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 1386
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 10,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 10,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
Lec# 32 -> 52
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Liberty sitting on a throne facing left holding a lit torch in the left hand and assorted fruit in a cornucopia in a bend of the right arm

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
I·E· O·M·
G.B.BAZOR
1991

Translation:
French Republic
1991

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

Kagu bird within sprigs below value

Lettering:
1
FRANC
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Translation:
1
Franc
New Caledonia

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

Smooth

Mints

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France (1973-date)
Paris, France (864-1973)

Comments

From 1972 to 1973 these coins were minted in Paris. From 1977 to date they are minted in Pessac.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1972  600 270 $ 1.13 7% Lec#38, owl
1973  1 000 100 $ 1.13 $ 2.09 10% Lec#39, owl
1977  1 500 000 $ 0.90 $ 1.13 $ 1.86 14% Lec#40, dolphin
1981  1 000 200 $ 1.13 $ 1.36 $ 2.25 13% Lec#44, dolphin
1982  1 000 200 $ 0.81 $ 1.36 9% Lec#45, dolphin
1983  2 000 200 $ 1.20 $ 1.36 12% Lec#46, dolphin
1985  2 000 200 $ 0.56 $ 1.99 $ 1.46 14% Lec#47, dolphin
1988  2 000 000 $ 0.90 $ 1.69 $ 1.89 11% Lec#48, dolphin
1989  1 000 000 $ 1.69 8% Lec#49, dolphin
1990  1 500 000 $ 0.90 $ 1.13 11% Lec#50, dolphin
1991  1 600 000 $ 0.78 $ 1.13 7% Lec#51, dolphin
1994  2 000 000 $ 1.46 $ 0.88 $ 1.31 12% Lec#52, dolphin
1996  1 900 000 $ 1.13 8% Lec#52a, bee
1997  1 200 000 $ 1.13 $ 0.77 7% Lec#52b, bee
1998  400 000 2% Lec#52c, bee
1999  1 200 000 $ 1.13 $ 1.13 7% Lec#52d, bee
2000  1 300 000 $ 2.26 6% Lec#52e, horse shoe
2001  104 000 1.8% Lec#52f, horse shoe
2002  1 200 000 $ 1.13 $ 1.14 10% Lec#52g, horse shoe
2003  2 000 000 $ 0.93 $ 1.13 11% Lec#52h, heart with LS
2004  1 200 000 4% Lec#52i, hunting horn
2005  696 000 4% Lec#52j, hunting horn
2006  1 600 000 5% Lec#52k, hunting horn
2007  2 000 000 6% Hunting horn
2008  2 800 000 $ 1.41 $ 1.21 8% Hunting horn
2009  1 680 000 5% Hunting horn
2010  600 000 3% Hunting horn
2011  1 215 000 $ 1.13 5% Pentagon
2012  2 430 000 $ 0.96 6% Pentagon
2013  1 377 000 $ 1.14 3% Pentagon
2014  2 349 000 4% Pentagon
2015  2 673 000 4% Pentagon
2016  2 430 000 3% Pentagon
2017  1 620 000 2% Pentagon
2018  2 946 000 1.7% Pentagon
2019  0.3% Pentagon
2020  0.13%

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