10 Centimes

10 Centimes -  obverse10 Centimes -  reverse

Obverse © nordboutik59 - Reverse © Jérémy Pureur

Features

Country France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1962-2001
Value 10 Centimes (0.1 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Copper-aluminium
Weight 3 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.41 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-17-2002
Number N# 3
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References KM# 929,
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# 293,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Schön# 229,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
F# 144
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.

Obverse

Marianne in left profile wearing the Phrygian cap of liberty, a national emblem of France, is surrounded with the lettering: "REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE" (French Republic)

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
LAGRIFFOUL

Translation:
FRENCH REPUBLIC
LAGRIFFOUL

Engraver: Henri Lagriffoul

Henri-Albert Lagriffoul was a French sculptor who won the Prix de Rome in 1932. His work is displayed in many public spaces in France. His head of "Marianne" appeared on the French coins from 1962–66. He also competed in the art competitions at the 1948 Summer Olympics.

Reverse

The face value is surrounded with a wheat ear, an olive branch and the French motto: "LIBERTE - EGALITE - FRATERNITE" (liberty, equality, fraternity)

Lettering:
LIBERTE·EGALITE
·FRATERNITE·
10
CENTIMES
1967
A. DIEUDONNE

Translation:
LIBERTY EQUALITY
·FRATERNITY·
10
CENTS
1967
A. DIEUDONNE

Engraver: Adrien Dieudonné

Adrien Dieudonne (1912-1982) is a medallist who authored the reverse of the French 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents minted from 1962.

Edge

Smooth

10 Centimes -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Comments

Different privy marks throughout mintages:
Owl 1962-74 Raymond Joly
Dolphin 1975-94 Rousseau
Bee 1994-2000 Pierre Rodier
Horseshoe  2001 Gérard Buquoy

Variety for 1997

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1962  3 500 133.15 0.6% Essai
1962  29 100 000 0.13 0.13 0.44 0.36 18% owl mark
1963  217 601 000 0.19 0.15 0.15 0.19 0.26 0.25 0.19 42% owl mark
1964  93 434 600 0.06 0.06 0.15 0.17 0.33 0.21 24% owl mark
1965  41 255 000 0.05 0.12 0.12 0.34 0.44 5.93 19% owl mark
1966  16 429 171 0.15 0.15 0.50 0.42 13% owl mark
1967  196 730 305 0.04 0.13 0.12 0.18 0.27 2.74 1.22 38% owl mark
1968  111 703 000 0.06 0.12 0.12 0.14 0.20 3.56 27% owl mark
1969  129 536 050 0.05 0.12 0.12 0.15 0.19 2.74 8.86 30% owl mark
1970  77 030 000 0.04 0.12 0.12 0.17 0.27 11.87 0.36 23% owl mark
1971  26 292 000 0.07 0.18 0.23 0.21 0.20 14.24 16% owl mark
1972  45 715 000 0.07 0.12 0.12 0.23 0.26 0.21 3.96 19% owl mark
1973  58 079 000 0.05 0.12 0.12 0.15 0.20 3.49 4.47 22% owl mark
1974  92 088 811 0.07 0.11 0.12 0.12 0.18 4.90 4.15 28% owl mark
1975  74 502 011 0.12 0.11 0.11 0.15 0.15 3.70 4.75 25% dolphin mark
1976  137 355 711 0.05 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.21 1.36 1.32 28% dolphin mark
1977  140 135 011 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.15 0.15 0.72 2.34 28% dolphin mark
1978  154 384 011 0.09 0.09 0.12 0.14 0.25 1.36 0.30 29% dolphin mark
1979  140 040 511 0.07 0.09 0.12 0.12 0.13 3.52 2.37 28% dolphin mark
1980  140 010 011 0.05 0.09 0.12 0.18 0.18 4.75 4.22 27% dolphin mark
1981  100 000 011 0.11 0.12 0.14 0.13 0.30 4.75 24% dolphin mark
1982  110 002 511 0.06 0.12 0.13 0.19 0.26 3.44 5.25 24% dolphin mark
1983  150 000 972 0.05 0.12 0.12 0.15 0.14 3.19 3.56 28% dolphin mark
1984  200 002 447 0.06 0.14 0.12 0.12 0.17 3.49 7.06 32% dolphin mark
1985  170 004 511 0.11 0.12 0.18 0.25 2.12 5.93 29% dolphin mark
1986  150 007 011 0.05 0.09 0.12 0.18 0.17 2.15 4.75 25% dolphin mark
1987  149 995 967 0.06 0.17 0.14 0.18 0.18 4.71 3.56 29% dolphin mark
1988  145 890 576 0.06 0.09 0.13 0.12 0.18 2.25 1.19 24% dolphin mark
1989  179 995 449 0.07 0.06 0.15 0.18 0.24 5.93 1.19 27% dolphin mark
1990  180 002 011 0.06 0.11 0.13 0.12 0.18 1.19 5.93 29% dolphin mark
1991  2 500 0.5% axis: medal alignment, dolphin mark
1991  179 984 011 0.07 0.12 0.12 0.15 0.20 1.19 3.80 24% dolphin mark
1991  6 232 5.93 0.7% Proof
1992  2 698 0.4% axis: medal alignment, dolphin mark
1992  129 968 011 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.15 1.51 0.51 23% dolphin mark
1992  4 938 0.5% Proof
1993  3 095 0.6% axis: medal alignment, dolphin mark
1993  149 968 011 0.11 0.13 0.13 0.14 3.49 0.59 22% dolphin mark
1993  5 309 0.6% Proof
1994  76 971 768 0.09 0.12 0.15 0.14 4.75 5.77 19% bee mark
1994  103 000 000 0.12 0.20 0.18 0.18 1.36 4.56 18% dolphin mark
1994  4 566 0.4% Proof
1995  169 980 011 0.06 0.08 0.15 0.18 0.18 0.21 3.31 24% bee mark
1995  4 796 11.87 0.5% Proof
1996  179 980 013 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.24 1.25 26% bee mark
1996  5 319 0.5% Proof
1997  551 991 013 0.07 0.18 0.18 0.20 0.19 0.27 1.19 36% bee mark
1997  6 436 0.6% Proof
1998  350 025 013 0.04 0.12 0.17 0.18 0.17 0.27 1.19 29% bee mark
1998  7 404 0.8% Proof
1999  25 500 35.60 1.0% bee mark
1999  10 000 0.3% Proof
2000  60 101 013 0.47 0.14 0.12 2.37 16% bee mark
2000  15 000 14.24 0.4% Proof
2001  35 000 7.12 0.5% (fr) F. 144/45 var. - BE
2001  125 000 14.24 2% horseshoe mark

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