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5 Centimes

5 Centimes -  obverse5 Centimes -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1966-2001
Value 5 Centimes (0.05 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Copper-aluminium
Weight 2 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-17-2002
References F# 125,
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Gad# 175,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
Schön# 228,
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
KM# 933,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
GEM# 22.11
Essais Monétaires et Piéforts Français 1870-2001
by Michel Taillard & Michel Arnaud
(Victor Gadoury, 2014)

Obverse

Marianne in left profile wearing the Phrygian cap of liberty, a national emblem of France, is surrounded with the lettering: "REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE" (French Republic)

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
LAGRIFFOUL

Engraver: Henri Lagriffoul

Henri-Albert Lagriffoul was a French sculptor who won the Prix de Rome in 1932. His work is displayed in many public spaces in France. His head of "Marianne" appeared on the French coins from 1962–66. He also competed in the art competitions at the 1948 Summer Olympics.

Reverse

The face value is surrounded with a wheat ear, an olive branch and the French motto: "LIBERTE - EGALITE - FRATERNITE" (liberty, equality, fraternity)

Lettering:
A.DIEUDONNE
LIBERTE·EGALITE
·FRATERNITE·
5
CENTIMES
1986

Engraver: Adrien Dieudonné

Edge

Smooth

5 Centimes -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Comments

Different privy marks throughout mintages:
Owl 1958-74 Raymond Joly
Dolphin 1975-94 Rousseau
Bee 1994-2000 Pierre Rodier
Horseshoe 2001 Gérard Buquoy

Trial strike

Source : CGB&Eagle68

The distinction of three or four folds is done at the shirt collar (at neck).


Documentation of the 1997 coins



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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1966  4,128 1.9% Essai
1966  502,519,171 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.22 0.27 0.75 0.75 47% owl mark
1967  11,747,305 0.10 0.17 2.80 9.37 14% owl mark
1968  110,398,000 0.08 0.11 0.11 0.14 0.30 26% owl mark
1969  94,961,050 0.04 0.06 0.12 0.15 0.20 24% owl mark
1970  58,910,000 0.03 0.09 0.16 0.26 0.17 20% owl mark
1971  93,202,000 0.07 0.20 0.20 0.55 23% owl mark
1972  100,530,000 0.09 0.09 0.15 0.21 1.09 25% owl mark
1973  100,423,000 0.16 0.14 0.14 0.27 2.46 22% owl mark
1974  103,988,811 0.03 0.09 0.11 0.16 0.27 0.40 0.69 27% owl mark
1975  95,887,011 0.03 0.11 0.11 0.23 0.25 6.56 23% dolphin mark
1976  148,430,711 0.07 0.11 0.11 0.14 0.14 5.20 27% dolphin mark
1977  115,310,011 0.05 0.11 0.11 0.23 0.27 25% dolphin mark
1978  189,828,011 0.08 0.11 0.16 0.21 2.19 29% dolphin mark
1979  180,040,511 0.05 0.05 0.12 0.14 0.16 1.39 2.87 31% dolphin mark
1980  180,010,011 0.06 0.10 0.11 0.18 2.74 4.38 29% dolphin mark
1981  135,000,011 0.02 0.03 0.08 0.11 0.16 6.56 25% dolphin mark
1982  138,002,511 0.07 0.11 0.11 0.14 3.13 3.58 26% dolphin mark
1983  132,000,972 0.06 0.06 0.11 0.12 0.16 1.59 5.47 27% dolphin mark
1984  150,002,447 0.03 0.07 0.11 0.11 0.11 2.46 5.47 26% dolphin mark
1985  170,010,511 0.13 0.14 0.16 0.21 2.19 3.28 27% dolphin mark
1986  280,008,011 0.02 0.10 0.11 0.18 0.23 1.76 1.76 34% dolphin mark
1987  309,995,967 0.10 0.13 0.16 0.22 0.48 0.48 35% dolphin mark
1988  200,002,576 0.03 0.09 0.16 0.16 0.27 1.36 1.36 27% dolphin mark
1989  95,449 13.13 22.72 22.72 3% dolphin mark
1990  80,002,011 0.08 0.14 0.22 0.27 3.11 3.11 23% dolphin mark
1991  49,992,011 0.06 0.27 0.55 6.56 15% dolphin mark
1991  6,232 0.5% dolphin mark, Proof
1991  2,500 0.10% Medal alignment
1992  179,976,011 0.11 0.27 0.55 5.47 22% dolphin mark, 3 folds
1992  0.11 0.17 0.17 3.28 14% dolphin mark, 4 folds
1992  4,938 0.6% dolphin mark, 4 folds, Proof
1992  2,582 0.10% Medal alignment
1993  154,968,011 0.07 0.11 0.17 0.27 2.19 23% dolphin mark, 3 folds
1993  5.47 6.56 32.82 3% dolphin mark, 4 folds
1993  5,309 0.4% dolphin mark, Proof
1993  2,898 0.14% Medal alignment
1994  59,979,768 0.11 0.16 0.22 3.28 4.10 20% bee mark, 3 folds
1994  60,000,000 0.07 0.16 0.42 0.42 2.06 14% dolphin mark, 3 folds
1994  4,566 0.5% dolphin mark, 4 folds, Proof
1995  129,976,011 0.02 0.02 0.15 0.16 0.22 0.46 21% bee mark, 3 folds
1995  4,796 17.51 0.7% bee mark, 4 folds, Proof
1996  139,990,013 0.06 0.22 0.22 0.36 4.52 4.52 25% bee mark, 3 folds
1996  0.20 0.20 2.37 2.37 13% bee mark, 4 folds
1996  5,319 0.9% bee mark, 4 folds, Proof
1997  0.15 0.16 0.33 5% bee mark, 4 folds, close to "5"
1997  199,995,013 0.11 0.16 0.16 1.31 1.31 19% bee mark, 4 folds, close to "R"
1997  6,436 8.21 0.6% bee mark, 4 folds, Proof
1998  300,084,000 0.03 0.10 0.18 0.18 0.18 0.91 0.91 28% bee mark, 4 folds
1998  7,404 1.4% bee mark, 4 folds, Proof
1998  0.22 3% bee mark, 4 folds, top loop of 8 full or crushed
1999  25,500 13.68 1.1% bee mark
1999  10,000 0.19% bee mark, 3 folds, Proof
2000  100,500 10.07 1.5% bee mark
2000  15,000 24.62 0.3% bee mark, 3 folds, Proof
2001  125,000 12.96 2% horseshoe mark
2001  35,000 14.77 0.6% horseshoe mark, 3 folds, Proof

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