50 Centimes Union Française

50 Centimes (Union Française) -  obverse50 Centimes (Union Française) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer New Caledonia
Period French Overseas Territory (1946-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1949
Value 50 Centimes
0.50 XPF = USD 0.0041
Currency CFP Franc (1945-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.7 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 4310
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 1,
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.
Schön# 1,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
Lec# 33
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Liberty sitting on throne, facing left holding lit torch in left hand. Assorted fruit in a cornucopia in bend of right arm.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE UNION FRANÇAISE
G.B.BAZOR
1949

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

Kagu bird within sprigs below value.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
50
CENTIMES
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

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

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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1949  1 000 000 $ 1.22 $ 1.47 $ 1.78 $ 1.78 $ 3.03 Wing

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