10 Francs

10 Francs -  obverse10 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1986
Value 10 Francs (10 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Nickel
Weight 6.5 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-18-1987
Number N# 297
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References KM# 959,
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# 824,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
F# 373,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Schön# 251,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
KM# E132
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

An outline of France with a left-facing portrait on top then a plant uppermost with two privy marks at the bottom facing each other

Lettering: Liberté Egalité Fraternité

Translation: Liberty Equality Fraternity

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

Stylised cockerel facing right, value above, date below

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
10F
1986 JIMENEZ

Translation:
Republic of France
10 Francs
1986 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.

Edge

Smooth and milled (five sections each)

10 Francs -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France

Comments



Like the 10 Francs Schuman which had the same characteristics of diameter and weight, this coin was quickly withdrawn from circulation because of its possible confusion with the demi-franc coins by the visually impaired.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1986  1 850 83.94 75.66 1.2% F. 373/1 - KM# E132 Essai
1986  87 942 011 1.18 0.99 1.18 2.36 4.14 3.55 97% F. 373/2 dolphin mark
1986  23.64 59.11 48.20 9% F. 373/3 Brittany touches the edge

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