5 Francs Gomen

Features

Issuer New Caledonia
Period French Dependency (1853-1946)
Type Token
Years 1881-1882
Value 5 Francs
Currency Token coinage (1881-1882)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 9.12 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 141114
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References X# Tn4,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
Lec# 9,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Lec# 10,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
El Mon.# 15.1,
Roland Élie; 2003. Monnaies de nécessité et jetons-monnaie : France, colonies, Monaco : 1800-2000. Association des Collectionneurs de Jetons-monnaie, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
El Mon.# 15.2
Roland Élie; 2003. Monnaies de nécessité et jetons-monnaie : France, colonies, Monaco : 1800-2000. Association des Collectionneurs de Jetons-monnaie, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

Obverse

Head of Baron Digeon right

Script: Latin

Lettering: DIGEON&Co GOMEN

Engraver: Charle Trottin

Reverse

Big lined "5" within circle. Legend and date outside circle.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
SOCIETE FRANCO-AUSTRALIENNE
5
1882

Engraver: Charle Trottin

Edge

Smooth

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1881  With C.T. below the bust (Lec#9/El Mon.#15.1)
1882  $ 660 Without C.T. below the bust (Lec#10/El Mon.#15.2)

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Francs (Gomen)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Francs (Gomen)
Heritage Auctions
2018 April 20 - 23 CCE World Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3064
Lot #31434
Internet Archive
Apr 20, 2018 1882 – Without C.T. below the bust (Lec#10/El Mon.#15.2) UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 960.00
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Francs (Gomen)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Francs (Gomen)
Stacks Bowers
Collector's Choice October 2017 Auction
Lot 70565
Internet Archive
Oct 4, 2017 1882 – Without C.T. below the bust (Lec#10/El Mon.#15.2) UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 660.00
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Francs (Gomen)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Francs (Gomen)
Heritage Auctions
2014 January 20 - 21 World and Ancient Coins Non Floor Session Auction - Dallas 3031
Lot #29114
Internet Archive
Jan 20, 2014 1882 – Without C.T. below the bust (Lec#10/El Mon.#15.2) AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 499.38

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