1 Franc - Graziani - Aluminium

Features

Issuer France
Period French State (1940-1944)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1943
Value 1 Franc (1)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Aluminium
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-17-2005
Number N# 36748
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References F# 225,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 472a,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
KM# 885a.1
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

The bust of Marianne facing left dividing the country name

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
MORLON

Translation:
Republic of France
Morlon

Engraver: Jean Graziani

Reverse

The denomination above the date and the French motto at the top

Lettering:
LIBERTE-EGALITE
FRATERNITE
1
FRANC
1943

Translation:
Liberty Equality
Fraternity
1
Franc
1943

Engraver: Jean Graziani

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1943  55 9% 1.4 grams
1943  4 400 $ 6.40 91% Struck for colonial use in Africa, 1.8 grams

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