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100 Francs Rene Descartes

100 Francs (Rene Descartes) -  obverse 100 Francs (Rene Descartes) -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1991
Value 100 Francs (100 FRF)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 15 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 2.30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-17-2002
References KM# 996, F# 459
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)

Commemorative issue

395th Anniversary of René Descartes

Obverse

Head 3/4 facing, date below

Lettering:
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE
DESCARTES
1991

Engraver: Andreas Gal

Reverse

Finger pointing on starred paper, denomination below

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
100 F
A. GAL

Engraver: Andreas Gal

Edge

Smooth

100 Francs (Rene Descartes)

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1991  3,965,161 13.54 15.51 16.61 27.69 16.61 (fr) F.459/2
1991 ESSAI 1,850 (fr) F.459/1

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