2 Francs IEOM

2 Francs (IEOM) -  obverse2 Francs (IEOM) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer New Hebrides (Vanuatu )
Period Anglo-French condominium (1906-1980)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1973-1979
Value 2 Francs
Currency Franc (1921-1982)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 3 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 5144
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 5.2,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 8
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Marianne's head, facing left, wearing a Phrygian cap.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
RÉPVBLIQVE FRANÇAISE
R·JOLY
I·E·O·M
1975

Translation: French Republic

Engraver: Raymond Joly

Raymond Joly, born February 4, 1911 in the 18th district of Paris, and died June 18, 2006, is a French sculptor, coin engraver and medalist.

Reverse

Frigate bird above value.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NOUVELLES - HÉBRIDES
2
FRANCS

Translation: New Hebrides

Engraver: Raymond Joly

Raymond Joly, born February 4, 1911 in the 18th district of Paris, and died June 18, 2006, is a French sculptor, coin engraver and medalist.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France (1973-date)

Comments

I.E.O.M. means "Institut d'émission d'Outre-mer", i.e. "Overseas Issuing Institute" in English

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1973  200 000 $ 4.74 $ 5.59 $ 5.59 42% Owl
1975  300 000 $ 4.92 $ 4.92 41% Dolphin
1978  150 000 $ 2.38 $ 2.38 $ 9.58 $ 9.58 17% Dolphin
1979  250 000 $ 1.76 $ 3.25 $ 6.30 28% Dolphin

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