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1 Franc aluminium, heavy

1 Franc (aluminium, heavy) -  obverse 1 Franc (aluminium, heavy) -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period French State (1940-1944)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1941
Value 1 Franc (1)
Metal Aluminium
Weight 1.6 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.60 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-17-2005
References KM# 885a, Gad# 473, F# 220
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)

Obverse

Wreathed female head facing left, lettering around edge both sides, engraver's name behind head.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
MORLON

Engraver: Pierre-Alexandre Morlon

Pierre-Alexandre Morlon, born in Mâcon in 1878, and d died in 1951, was a French medallist and sculptor.

Reverse

A cornucopia on each side, lettering at top, value in middle with date below. Privy mark to right of date.

Lettering:
LIBERTE-EGALITE
FRATERNITE
1
FRANC
1941

Engraver: Pierre-Alexandre Morlon

Pierre-Alexandre Morlon, born in Mâcon in 1878, and d died in 1951, was a French medallist and sculptor.

Edge

Smooth
The image shows both heavy KM#885a (bottom) and light KM#885.1-3 (top) type

1 Franc (aluminium, heavy)

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1941  0.40 0.50 1.07 (fr) F. 220/2
1941 ESSAI (fr) F. 220/1

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