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2 Francs

2 Francs -  obverse2 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country New Caledonia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1973-2018
Value 2 Francs (2 XPF)
Currency CFP Franc (1945-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 2.2 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 1.76 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 14,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 11,
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
Lec# 57 -> 68
Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises
by Jean Lecompte
(Victor Gadoury, 2007)

Obverse

Liberty sitting on throne, facing left holding lit torch in left hand. Assorted fruit in a cornucopia in bend of right arm.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
I·E· O·M·
G.B.BAZOR
1989

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:
2
FRANCS
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1973  400,000 8% Lec#57 owl
1977  1,500,000 1.70 1.70 17% Lec#58 dolphin
1982  1,000,200 12% Lec#62 dolphin
1983  2,000,200 0.66 1.13 18% Lec#63 dolphin
1987  2,000,000 0.68 16% Lec#64 dolphin
1989  1,200,000 9% Lec#65 dolphin
1990  1,500,000 16% Lec#66 dolphin
1991  1,500,000 9% Lec#67 dolphin
1995  400,000 6% Lec#68 bee
1996  900,000 7% Lec#68a bee
1997  400,000 4% Lec#68b bee
1998  400,000 3% Lec#68c bee
1999  800,000 6% Lec#68d bee
2000  700,000 0.71 5% Lec#68e horseshoe
2001  800,000 5% Lec#68f horseshoe
2002  1,200,000 7% Lec#68g horseshoe
2003  2,400,000 0.93 19% Lec#68h heart with LS
2004  2,000,000 8% Lec#68i hunting horn
2005  532,000 3% Lec#68j hunting horn
2006  1,200,000 5% Lec#68k hunting horn
2007  600,000 4% Hunting horn
2008  2,400,000 8% Hunting horn
2009  2,520,000 8% Hunting horn
2011  1,098,000 1.20 8% Pentagone
2012  1,943,500 6% Pentagone
2013  884,000 3% Pentagone
2014  1,768,000 4% Pentagone
2015  2,444,000 4% Pentagone
2016  1,560,000 3% Pentagone
2017  1,040,000 2% Pentagone
2018  3,156,000 1.6% Pentagone

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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