5 Francs Eiffel Tower

5 Francs (Eiffel Tower) -  obverse5 Francs (Eiffel Tower) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1989
Value 5 Francs (5 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 10 g
Diameter 29 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-17-2002
Number N# 21
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References F# 342,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 772,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
KM# 968,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 263
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

100th Anniversary of the Eiffel Tower

Obverse

Base of tower, denomination above

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
5 F
J.JIMENEZ

Engraver: Joaquin Jimenez

Joaquin Jimenez, born on October 23, 1956, is an engraver of coins and medals. He is a creator for the mints of several countries, including France.

Reverse

Eiffel Tower viewed from below, dates at right

Lettering:
TOUR
EIFFEL
1889
1989
F. JOUBERT

Engraver: Frédéric Joubert

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1989  1 850 1.1% (fr) F. 342/1 - Essai
1989  9 784 011 $ 0.58 $ 1.16 $ 1.54 $ 2.33 $ 6.41 $ 6.95 99% dolphin mark

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