5 Francs - Louis II Essai

Features

Issuer Monaco
Prince Louis II (1922-1949)
Type Pattern
Year 1945
Value 5 Francs
Currency Ancien franc (1837-1960)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 3.88 g
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 308529
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# E15
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.

Obverse

The bust of Louis II facing left with the designer's name below the neck

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LOUIS II PRINCE DE MONACO
L. MAUBERT
ESSAI

Engraver: Louis Maubert

Reverse

The crowned mantled arms of Monaco with the denomination above the date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
DEO JUVANTE
5 FRANCS 5
1945

Engraver: Louis Maubert

Edge

Plain

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1945  1 100

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