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5 Francs with IEOM

Features

Country French Polynesia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1975-2019
Value 5 Francs
5 XPF = 0.045 USD
Currency CFP Franc (1945-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 3.80 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 12,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 14
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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
2008

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

Palm trees on left, sea with sailboat in middle, mountains in distance. Boat with outrigger in foreground, plus assorted fruit in container

Lettering:
POLYNESIE
5 F.
FRANÇAISE

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

Comments

Two varieties for the location of privy marks exist, type 1  until 2002, type 2 from 2003:

Type 1 = privy marks are located    Type 2 = privy marks are located
each sides of the date                          beside the lions heads

Pentagon privy mark :

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1975  500,000 1.03 14% Type1; dolphin
1977  500,000 1.08 13% Type1; dolphin
1982  500,000 12% Type1; dolphin
1983  800,000 0.54 0.57 13% Type1; dolphin
1984  600,000 0.60 0.76 12% Type1; dolphin
1986  600,000 2.16 11% Type1; dolphin
1987  400,000 7% Type1; dolphin
1988  400,000 6% Type1; dolphin
1990  500,000 0.56 7% Type1; dolphin
1991  700,000 0.24 1.19 12% Type1; dolphin
1992  500,000 7% Type1; dolphin
1993  400,000 5% Type1; dolphin
1994  500,000 9% Type1; dolphin
1996  100,000 2% Type 1; bee
1997  500,000 0.70 6% Type 1; bee
1998  800,000 0.57 0.57 9% Type 1; bee
1999  600,000 0.90 7% Type 1; bee
2000  900,000 0.37 6% Type 1; horseshoe
2001  1,600,000 12% Type 1; horseshoe
2002  400,000 4% Type 1; horseshoe
2003  1,000,000 10% Type 2: heart
2004  624,000 5% Type 2; hunting horn
2005  588,000 4% Type 2; hunting horn
2006  720,000 4% Type 2; hunting horn
2007  1,032,200 5% Type 2; hunting horn
2008  1,056,000 1.49 8% Type 2; hunting horn
2009  864,000 4% Type 2; hunting horn
2010  684,000 3% Type 2; hunting horn
2011  950,400 4% Type 2; pentagon
2012  158,400 1.2% Type 2; pentagon
2013  0.3% Type 2; pentagon
2014  950,400 3% Type 2; pentagon
2015  704,000 1.9% Type 2; pentagon
2016  387,200 1.1% Type 2; pentagon
2017  950,400 1.5% Type 2; pentagon
2018  528,000 0.6%
2019  0.05%

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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