1 Franc Essai

Features

Issuer New Hebrides (Vanuatu )
Period Anglo-French condominium (1906-1980)
Type Pattern
Year 1970
Value 1 Franc
Currency Franc (1921-1982)
Composition Aluminium-nickel-bronze
Weight 2 g
Diameter 17 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 152848
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# E4,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Lec# 1
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Marianne's head, facing left, wearing a Phrygian cap.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
RÉPVBLIQVE FRANÇAISE
R·JOLY
1970

Engraver: Raymond Joly

Raymond Joly, born February 4, 1911 in the 18th district of Paris, and died June 18, 2006, is a French sculptor, coin engraver and medalist.

Reverse

Frigate bird above value.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NOUVELLES - HÉBRIDES
ESSAI
1
FRANC

Engraver: Raymond Joly

Raymond Joly, born February 4, 1911 in the 18th district of Paris, and died June 18, 2006, is a French sculptor, coin engraver and medalist.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1970  1 250 $ 23

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