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1 Franc - Jean

1 Franc - Jean -  obverse1 Franc - Jean -  reverse

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Features

Country Luxembourg
Grand duke Jean (1964-2000)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1965-1984
Value 1 Franc (1 LUF)
Currency Franc (1854-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.62 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 09-01-1991
References L# 305,
Romain Probst; 1998. Prifix : catalogue illustré des monnaies luxembourgeoises (1026 - 1998). Banque du Timbre et Lux-Numis, Luxembourg.
Weiller# 295,
Raymond Weiller; 1977. Les Monnaies Luxembourgeoises. Institut supérieur d'archéologie et d'histoire de l'art, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
KM# 55,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 39
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Portrait to the left of Jean (1921-), Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 1964 to 2000 surrounded by the legend and the signature of the engravers.

Lettering:
JEAN GRAND-DUC DE LUXEMBOURG
J N LEFEVRE

Engravers: Julien, Nina Lefèvre

Reverse

Face value surrounded by a stylized laurel wreath, surmounted by a royal crown, below the mint year

Lettering:
1 F
1970

Engravers: Julien, Nina Lefèvre

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Very common piece, struck at the Brussels mint in fluted ferrule, an alloy of 75% copper and 25% nickel with a tolerance of 10 thousandths and 29 thousandths for the weight.

The reference L#305-12 corresponds to 1 franc in silver, polished flan, struck in 1980.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1965  3,000,000 0.12 0.23 0.19 0.23 29% L#305-1
1966  1,000,000 0.12 0.28 0.53 14% L#305-2
1968  3,000,000 0.15 0.23 0.41 26% L#305-3
1970  3,000,000 0.12 0.25 0.23 0.27 26% L#305-4
1972  3,000,000 0.26 0.23 0.25 0.95 24% L#305-5
1973  3,000,000 0.59 0.47 0.29 24% L#305-6
1976  3,000,000 0.23 0.41 0.29 21% L#305-7
1977  1,000,000 0.59 0.94 10% L#305-8
1978  3,000,000 0.14 0.33 0.35 21% L#305-9
1979  2,000,000 0.35 0.35 0.27 16% L#305-10
1980  4,000,000 0.23 0.27 0.20 0.38 24% L#305-11
1981  5,000,000 0.12 0.35 0.29 0.35 25% L#305-13
1982  3,000,000 0.23 0.27 0.49 1.33 17% L#305-14
1983  3,000,000 0.09 0.29 0.18 16% L#305-15
1984  3,000,000 0.12 0.20 0.27 17% L#305-16

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