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5 Francs

5 Francs -  obverse 5 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country Réunion
(France)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1955-1973
Value 5 Francs (5 XPF)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 3.5 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 9, Schön# 6
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Marianne head left, wearing a winged phrygian cap.
4 ships in the background.
Date below.

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
L.BAZOR GB
1955

Translation: French Republic

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

Sugar cane plants divides value.

Lettering:
RÉUNION
5 FRS

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1955  3,000,000 0.83 3.35 5.95 2.99 Monnaie de Paris (wing)
1969  100,000 Monnaie de Paris (owl)
1970  200,000 Monnaie de Paris (owl)
1971  100,000 Monnaie de Paris (owl)
1972  300,000 Monnaie de Paris (owl)
1973  250,000 Monnaie de Paris (owl)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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