1 Sol Date version

Features

Issuer France
Period First Republic (1792-1804)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1793
Value 1 Sol (1⁄20)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Copper
Weight 12.23 g
Diameter 29 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1 October 1856
Number N# 6115
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 619,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Gad# 19
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Sun motif over plaque inscribed with declaration of equality, flanked by wheat and grapevine. Lettering around.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇOISE.
LES
HOMMES
SONT
EGAUX
DEVANT
LA LOI
L'AN II.

Translation:
French Republic
All men are equal in front of the law

Year II (of the Republic)

Engraver: Augustin Dupré

Augustin Dupré was an engraver of French currency and medals, the 14th Graveur général des monnaies.

Reverse

Phygrian cap over wreath and scales, with lettering and date around and within.

Lettering:
LIBERTE EGALITE
1 S.
T
1793

Translation:
Liberty, Equality
1 S (Sol)

Engraver: Augustin Dupré

Augustin Dupré was an engraver of French currency and medals, the 14th Graveur général des monnaies.

Edge

Smooth

Mints

A Paris, France (864-date)
AA Metz, France
BB Strasbourg, France
D Lyon, France
Dijon, France
H La Rochelle, France
I Limoges, France
L Bayonne, France
MA Marseille, France
N Montpellier, France
T Nantes, France
W Lille, France
Arras, France

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1793 A 20 651 7% Paris
1793 A 0.4% Paris, without signature
1793 A° 0.6% prototype, A with point
1793 AA 5 038 449 $ 21 $ 47 21% Metz
1793 AA 4% Without the accents of Liberty and equality
1793 B 0.6% Rouen - does not exist
1793 BB 2 519 224 $ 8.34 $ 21 $ 42 32% Strasbourg - copper or brass
1793 BB 2% Strasbourg, iron
1793 D 393 496 8% Lyon - brass
1793 D° 1 546 666 $ 10 $ 10 $ 13 $ 40 20% Dijon or Roanne
1793 D° 1.0% Dijon or Roanne - same eagle heads
1793 H 626 682 1.0% La Rochelle
1793 I 311 550 $ 16 4% Limoges
1793 L 1 730 449 8% Bayonne
1793 MA 209 675 5% Marseille
1793 N 662 975 0.4% Montpellier
1793 T 835 080 $ 6.26 9% Nantes
1793 T° 0.2% Namtes, ° below the T. Different from Saumur yet in cessation on June 9, 1793 (a known ex)
1793 W 1 976 334 14% Lille
1793 W* 352 120 4% Saint-Omer
1793 W° 1 167 748 8% Arras

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