2 Francs - Napoléon I

Features

Issuer France
Emperor Napoleon I (1804-1814, 1815)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 12-14 (1803-1805)
Calendar French republican
Value 2 Francs (2)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 10 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1 October 1868
Number N# 35221
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References F# 251,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 495,
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
KM# 658
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

Bust of Napoleon facing right

Lettering:
NAPOLEON EMPEREUR.
Tiolier

Translation:
NAPOLEON EMPEROR.
Tiolier

Engraver: Pierre-Joseph Tiolier

Pierre-Joseph Tiolier was a French engraver who was appointed the 15th Engraver-General of France.

Reverse

Wreath surrounding value. Legend at the top. Date at bottom flanked by mark of Directeur d'Atelier (Mint Master) and mint mark.

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE.
2
FRANCS.
•AN 13• •A•

Translation:
FRENCH REPUBLIC
2
FRANCS.
•AN 13• •A•

Engraver: Pierre-Joseph Tiolier

Pierre-Joseph Tiolier was a French engraver who was appointed the 15th Engraver-General of France.

Edge

Lettering: DIEU PROTEGE LA FRANCE

Translation: GOD SAVE FRANCE

Mints

A Paris, France (864-1973)
B Rouen, France
BB Strasbourg, France
D Lyon, France
G Poitiers, France
H La Rochelle, France
I Limoges, France
K Bordeaux, France
L Bayonne, France
M Toulouse, France
MA Marseille, France
Q Perpignan, France
T Nantes, France
U Turin, Italy
W Lille, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
12 (1803) A 59 804 KM#658.1
12 (1803) B 13 837 KM#658.2
12 (1803) BB 1 789 KM#658.3
12 (1803) H 2 800 KM#658.6
12 (1803) I 3 561 KM#658.7
12 (1803) K 10 036 KM#658.8
12 (1803) L 1 247 KM#658.9
12 (1803) M 15 732 KM#658.10
12 (1803) MA 5 249 KM#658.11
12 (1803) T 1 444 KM#658.13
13 (1804) A 740 430 (fr) F. 251/11 - KM#658.1 - AN13/2
13 (1804) A KM#658.1
13 (1804) BB 4 329 KM#658.3
13 (1804) D 2 536 KM#658.4
13 (1804) G 12 847 KM#658.5
13 (1804) H 3 715 KM#658.6
13 (1804) I 123 976 (fr) F. 251/17 - KM#658.7 - AN 13/2
13 (1804) I KM#658.7
13 (1804) K 35 726 KM#658.8
13 (1804) L 21 744 KM#658.9
13 (1804) M 334 797 KM#658.10
13 (1804) MA 10 555 KM#658.11
13 (1804) Q 51 600 KM#658.12
13 (1804) T 4 564 KM#658.13
13 (1804) U 7 185 KM#658.14
13 (1804) W 10 503 KM#658.15
14 (1805) A 231 540 KM#658.1
14 (1805) D 198 KM#658.4
14 (1805) H 1 057 KM#658.6
14 (1805) I 6 287 KM#658.7
14 (1805) K 1 204 KM#658.8
14 (1805) L 5 177 KM#658.9
14 (1805) MA 2 283 KM#658.11
14 (1805) U 10 267 KM#658.14
14 (1805) W 10 360 KM#658.15

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