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5 Francs Voltaire

Features

Country France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1994
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# 344,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France. ISBN 9782916996554.
Gad# 775,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .
KM# 1063,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 337
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
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Commemorative issue

300th Anniversary of the birth of Voltaire

Obverse

Portrait facing outwards to right, lettering and years surrounding

Lettering:
· RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE ·
1694 VOLTAIRE 1778

Reverse

Central design of a feather with building behind, value on right, date above. Lettering around outside, signature below, privy marks (both dolphin and bee) at bottom

Lettering:
LIBERTÉ • ÉGALITÉ • FRATERNITÉ
1994
5F
Voltaire

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1994  15,000,031 1.30 1.77 2.36 3.49 2.36 99% (fr) F. 344/2
1994  1,850 1.0% Essai

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