2 Francs

2 Francs -  obverse2 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Issuer New Caledonia
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1971
Value 2 Francs
2 XPF = USD 0.0194410972
Currency CFP Franc (1945-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 2.2 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 4312
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 9,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
Schön# 6,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Lec# 56
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

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

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
G.B.BAZOR
1971

Translation:
French Republic
G.B.Bazor
1971

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.

Lettering:
2
FRANCS
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Translation:
2
Francs
New Caledonia

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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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1971  1 000 000 $ 2.32 $ 2.32 $ 2.68 Owl

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