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5 Francs Eiffel Tower

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

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Features

Country France - Modern
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
References F# 342,
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Gad# 772,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
KM# 968,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 263
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1989  1,850 0.9% (fr) F. 342/1 - Essai
1989  9,784,011 1.11 1.25 2.22 6.27 6.66 99% dolphin mark

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