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2 Francs

2 Francs -  obverse 2 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country France
Type Common coin
Years 1941-1959
Value 2 Francs (2)
Metal Aluminium
Weight 2.2 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 17-02-2005
References KM# 886a, Gad# 538, F# 269, Schön# 201a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Wreathed female head facing left, lettering around edge both sides, engraver's name behind head.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
MORLON

Engraver: Pierre-Alexandre Morlon

Reverse

A cornucopia on each side, lettering at top, value in middle with date below. Privy mark to right of date.
If there is a B or C Mintmark it is in the gap between the two bases, below date.

Lettering:
LIBERTE-EGALITE
FRATERNITE
2
FRANCS
1958

Engraver: Pierre-Alexandre Morlon

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Mint letters:
None = Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France
B = Beaumont-le-Roger, Normandy, France
C = Castelsarassin, Midi-Pyrénées, France

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1941  Essai
1941  0.23 3.42 1.04 17.09 KM#886a.1; cornucopia; wing mark
1944  Essai
1944  7,224,000 0.33 1.48 2.45 30.48 KM#886a.1; cornucopia; wing mark
1944 B 170,000 KM#886a.2
1945  16,636,896 0.95 0.46 0.92 2.78 KM#886a.1; cornucopia; wing mark
1945 B 1,726,144 7.98 29.20 KM#886a.2
1945 C 1,164,705 11.40 13.67 KM#886a.3
1946  34,930,000 0.85 0.70 1.14 17.09 KM#886a.1; cornucopia; wing mark
1946 B 6,017,500 1.23 4.56 7.69 KM#886a.2
1947  78,984,000 0.34 0.30 0.57 1.73 KM#886a.1; cornucopia; wing mark
1947 B 26,219,500 0.18 0.34 0.57 3.70 KM#886a.2
1948  32,354,500 0.28 0.34 0.81 KM#886a.1; cornucopia; wing mark
1948 B 39,090,000 0.09 0.74 0.54 1.65 KM#886a.2
1949  13,683,500 0.81 1.18 KM#886a.1; cornucopia; wing mark
1949 B 23,955,000 0.31 0.26 1.14 14.81 KM#886a.2
1950  12,590,508 0.28 3.42 17.09 KM#886a.1; cornucopia; wing mark
1950 B 18,185,000 1.14 1.14 KM#886a.2
1958  9,906,000 0.23 0.57 2.93 KM#886a.1; cornucopia; owl mark
1959  17,774,500 1.14 2.89 KM#886a.1; cornucopia; owl mark

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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