½ Centime

½ Centime -  obverse½ Centime -  reverse

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Features

Issuer French Indochina
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1935-1940
Value ½ Centime (0.005 ICFP)
Currency Piastre (1880-1952)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.0 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 6663
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 20
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Center hole divides RF, liberty cap above, wreath surrounds

Lettering: R F

Engraver: Edmond-Emile Lindauer

Reverse

Denomination divided by grain sprigs around center hole, date below

Lettering:
INDOCHINE
FRANÇAISE
1/2 CENT
1937

Translation: French Indochina

Engraver: Edmond-Emile Lindauer

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1935  26 365 135 $ 1.05 $ 2.09 $ 2.71 $ 3.61 $ 4.80 38%
1936  23 634 865 $ 2.00 $ 2.00 $ 2.00 $ 6.07 21%
1937  10 243 526 $ 1.36 13%
1938  16 665 472 $ 1.57 $ 1.90 $ 3.74 $ 4.21 $ 11 42%
1939  17 305 000 $ 1.57 $ 2.48 $ 3.14 $ 3.78 $ 4.59 32%
1940  11 218 000 $ 5.75 4%

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Centime
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 143
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1935 UNC USD 42.93
(EUR 41.00)
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