100 Francs

100 Francs -  obverse100 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Algeria
Period French Colony (1830-1962)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1952
Value 100 Francs (100)
Currency Franc (1848-1959)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 12 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2.1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 1755
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 93,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 3
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

"Marianne" to the right

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
P. TURIN

Translation:
French Republic
Pierre Turin

Engraver: Pierre Turin

Pierre Louis Aristide Turin, born August 3, 1891 in Sucy-en-Brie where he died on July 25, 1968, is a French engraver and medalist. He is mobilized in August 1914 when the First World War broke out. In 1920, he received the first grand prix of Rome in engraving of medal and fine stone, then a gold medal in the specialized exhibition of 1925. In 1928, competing for the Monnaie de Paris, he was chosen to create a new type of currency at the head of Marianne who will bear his name: the "Turin type". This model of engraving was used for the pieces of ten francs until 1949 and twenty francs until 1939, then declined in the French colonies.

Reverse

Value above date, flanked by wheat ears, country below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
100
FRANCS
1950
ALGERIE

Translation:
100
Francs
1950
Algeria

Engraver: Pierre Turin

Pierre Louis Aristide Turin, born August 3, 1891 in Sucy-en-Brie where he died on July 25, 1968, is a French engraver and medalist. He is mobilized in August 1914 when the First World War broke out. In 1920, he received the first grand prix of Rome in engraving of medal and fine stone, then a gold medal in the specialized exhibition of 1925. In 1928, competing for the Monnaie de Paris, he was chosen to create a new type of currency at the head of Marianne who will bear his name: the "Turin type". This model of engraving was used for the pieces of ten francs until 1949 and twenty francs until 1939, then declined in the French colonies.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  22 189 000 $ 1.49 $ 1.58 $ 2.68 $ 3.53 $ 3.53 $ 5.44 82% Lec# 55; wing
1952  12 000 000 $ 1.56 $ 2.45 $ 3.70 $ 4.73 $ 19 42% Lec# 56; wing

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