1 Franc - Louis II

1 Franc - Louis II -  obverse1 Franc - Louis II -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Monaco
Prince Louis II (1922-1949)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1945
Value 1 Franc (1)
Currency Ancien franc (1837-1960)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 4 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.55 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 2421
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 120a,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Gad# MC132
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Head facing left

Lettering:
LOUIS II PRINCE DE MONACO
L. MAUBERT

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Designer: Louis Maubert

Reverse

Crowned mantled arms flanked by value below

Lettering:
1 FRANC 1
DEO JUVANTE
Mintmark left: Cornucopia
Privy Mintmark right: Wing (Encraver Lucien Georges Bazor 1931 - 1957)

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Designer: Louis Maubert

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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ND (1945)  1 589 135 $ 0.94 $ 2.01 $ 2.51 $ 1.56 $ 3.96

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