1 Franc - Louis II Essai

Features

Issuer Monaco
Prince Louis II (1922-1949)
Type Pattern
Year 1943
Value 1 Franc
Currency Ancien franc (1837-1960)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.3 g
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 301833
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# E7,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Gad# MC131
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Bust of Louis II facing left

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LOUIS II PRINCE DE MONACO
L. MAUBERT

Translation:
Louis II Prince of Monaco
L. Maubert

Engraver: Louis Maubert

Reverse

Crowned mantled arms flanked by value below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1 FRANC 1
DEO JUVANTE
ESSAI

Translation:
1 Franc 1
With God's Help
TRIAL

Engraver: Louis Maubert

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1943)  1 100

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