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

Features

Issuer France
Period First Republic (1792-1804)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 6-8 (1797-1799)
Calendar French republican
Value 5 Francs (5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 156960
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References F# 293
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.

Obverse

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.

Reverse

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.

Edge

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

Lettering: GARANTIE NATIONALE

Mint

K Bordeaux, France

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Credits : CGB (le Franc de poche)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
6 (1797) K an 6/5
8 (1799) K an 8/6

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