10 Centimes

10 Centimes - obverse10 Centimes - reverse

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Features

Issuer Commune of Besançon (Department of Doubs)
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1917
Value 10 Centimes (0.10)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.1 g
Size 22 × 22 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Square with rounded corners
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
19189
References El Mon.# 10.2
Roland Élie; 2003. Monnaies de nécessité et jetons-monnaie : France, colonies, Monaco : 1800-2000. Association des Collectionneurs de Jetons-monnaie, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

Obverse

Coat of arms of the city of Besançon under the date, signature of the engraver at the bottom left.Automatically translated

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1917
L. Hatot

Engraver: Léon Hatot

Léon Hatot was a French watchmaker and jeweller. Hatot studied from 1895 to 1898 at the watchmaking school in Besançon, then at the city's Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

Reverse

Top left: view of the Besançon Citadel overlooking the Pont de Bregille on the Doubs, taken from the Promenade Micaud; bottom right: issuer and face value.Automatically translated

Script: Latin

Lettering:
Ville
de
Besançon
10 Centes

Unabridged legend: 10 centimes

Translation:
City
of
Besançon
10 Centimes

Engraver: Léon Hatot

Léon Hatot was a French watchmaker and jeweller. Hatot studied from 1895 to 1898 at the watchmaking school in Besançon, then at the city's Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Varieties:
A heavy variety (1.4 g.) exists, less common.

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