2 Centimes - Napoleon III

2 Centimes - Napoleon III -  obverse2 Centimes - Napoleon III -  reverse

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Features

Issuer France
Emperor Napoleon III (1852-1870)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1861-1862
Value 2 Centimes (0.02)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 0.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1941
Number N# 484
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References F# 108A,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 104,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
KM# 796
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

Lettering:
NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR
BARRE
1862

Engraver: Désiré-Albert Barre

Albert Désiré Barre, was a French engraver, medalist, and the 18th Chief Engraver of the Paris Mint from 27 February 1855 to his death. He was the son of Jacques-Jean Barre who preceded him as the Chief Engraver. His brother Jean-Auguste Barre, a French sculptor and medalist, succeeded him as Chief Engraver after his death.

Reverse

Lettering:
EMPIRE FRANÇAIS
K
* DEUX CENTIMES *

Engraver: Désiré-Albert Barre

Albert Désiré Barre, was a French engraver, medalist, and the 18th Chief Engraver of the Paris Mint from 27 February 1855 to his death. He was the son of Jacques-Jean Barre who preceded him as the Chief Engraver. His brother Jean-Auguste Barre, a French sculptor and medalist, succeeded him as Chief Engraver after his death.

Edge

Smooth

2 Centimes - Napoleon III -  obverse

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Mints

A Paris, France (864-date)
BB Strasbourg, France
K Bordeaux, France

Comments


to differentiate temporary bust and definitive bust


Temporary bust : bust tip aligned with the 1
Difinitive buste : bust tip aligned with the 8

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1861 A 4 981 557 $ 1.16 $ 2.33 $ 3.49 $ 6.46 27% KM#796.1 - definitive bust
1861 BB 2 483 191 $ 0.93 $ 5.82 11% KM#796.2 - definitive bust
1861 K 3 387 732 $ 3.49 $ 4.66 14% KM#796.3 - definitive bust
1862 A 6 587 750 $ 1.16 $ 2.33 $ 2.33 $ 4.08 42% KM#796.4
1862 BB $ 0.59 $ 5.24 14% KM#796.5 - Big BB
1862 BB 2 764 113 $ 4.66 $ 4.66 7% KM#796.5 - small BB
1862 K 13 594 535 $ 1.16 $ 2.33 $ 2.33 $ 6.99 $ 9.32 65% KM#796.6

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