5 Francs Union et Force, UNION tight, with inner acorns only

Features

Issuer France
Period First Republic (1792-1804)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 10-11 (1801-1802)
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
Number N# 156967
Numista (https://numista.com)
References F# 300
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

5 Francs Union et Force, UNION tight, with inner acorns only -  obverse

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Mints

A Paris, France (864-date)
K Bordeaux, France
L Bayonne, France
MA Marseille, France
Q Perpignan, France

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Credits : CGB (le Franc de poche)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
10 (1801) A (fr) F. 300/1
10 (1801) A L'AN re-engraved on L'AN
10 (1801) K (fr) F. 300/3
10 (1801) K date decentered
10 (1801) K L'AN re-engraved on L'AN
10 (1801) L (fr) F. 300/6
11 (1802) A little A
11 (1802) A 1 557 551 normal A
11 (1802) A normal A, cock re-engraved on cornucopia
11 (1802) A normal A, date decentered to left, the L of L'AN overflows to left of the R of FRANCS
11 (1802) A normal A, no bar above the date
11 (1802) A normal A, no star after FORCE
11 (1802) K date centered very well (rare)
11 (1802) K 28 839 date decentered
11 (1802) L 169 037 (fr) F. 300/15
11 (1802) MA (fr) F. 300/16
11 (1802) Q 360 106 (fr) F. 300/17
11 (1802) Q date decentered to left, the L of L'AN overflows to left of the R of FRANCS
11 (1802) Q no bar above the date
11 (1802) Q no star after FRANCAISE

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