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5 Francs Union et Force, UNION untight, with inner acorns and outer acorn

Features

Country France - Modern
Period First Republic (1792-1804)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 4-9 (1795-1800)
Calendar French republican
Value 5 Francs (5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References F# 291
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)

Obverse

Hercules, naked with lion skin, in front, uniting the Liberty standing left, holding a pique surmonted by phrygian cap and the Equality, standing right, holding the plane.

Lettering:
UNION ET FORCE
· Dupré ·

Engraver: Augustin Dupré

Augustin Dupré was an engraver of French currency and medals, the 14th Graveur général des monnaies.

Reverse

Face value, in a crown did with two laurel branches.

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
5
FRANCS
L'AN

Engraver: Augustin Dupré

Augustin Dupré was an engraver of French currency and medals, the 14th Graveur général des monnaies.

Edge

Hollow edge with inscriptions.
The edge wasn't made with collar.

Lettering: GARANTIE NATIONALE

Comments

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Credits : CGB (le Franc de poche)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
4 (1795) A (fr) F. 291/1
5 (1796) A little A, accent on the E of REPUBLIQUE
5 (1796) A little A, an 5/4
5 (1796) A little A, no accent on the E of REPUBLIQUE
5 (1796) A normal A, accent on the E of REPUBLIQUE
5 (1796) A normal A, an 5/4
5 (1796) A normale A, no accent on the E of REPUBLIQUE
5 (1796) K (fr) F. 291/8
5 (1796) K an 5/4
6 (1797) A an 6/5
7 (1798) A (fr) F. 291/11
7 (1798) K (fr) F. 291/12
7 (1798) L (fr) F. 291/13
7 (1798) L L re-engraved on A
7 (1798) L no point after the date
8 (1799) A (fr) F. 291/16
8 (1799) A an 8/7
8 (1799) K (fr) F. 291/18
8 (1799) K an 8/6
8 (1799) K an 8/6, no point after the date
8 (1799) K no point around mint letter
8 (1799) L (fr) F. 291/22
8 (1799) L an 8/5
8 (1799) L an 8/5, no point around mint letter, no olive below
9 (1800) K (fr) F. 291/25

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