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50 Centimes Vichy French State; heavy type

50 Centimes (Vichy French State; heavy type) -  obverse50 Centimes (Vichy French State; heavy type) -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period French State (1940-1944)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1942-1943
Value 50 Centimes (0.5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Aluminium-magnesium
Weight 0.8 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 07-31-1950
References F# 195,
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Gad# 425,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
KM# 914.4,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 212.1
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Lettering:
ÉTAT FRANÇAIS
LB

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

Lettering:
·TRAVAIL·FAMILLE·
·PATRIE·
50
CENTIMES
1942

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Edge

Smooth
The image shows both heavy KM#914.4 (bottom) and light KM#914.1-3 (top) type

50 Centimes (Vichy French State; heavy type) -  obverse

Comments

Pattern 1942


F.195/2b (1942)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1942  0.04 0.14 0.22 0.52 1.08 1.58 2.30 92% Approximately 130,000,000 strikes
1942  0.05% Cross on globule (Rajout Franc2019)
1942  300 1.4% Essai
1943  0.22 0.52 0.52 27% (fr) F. 195/3

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