5 Francs

5 Francs -  obverse5 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Issuer France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1959-1969
Value 5 Francs (5 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 12 g
Diameter 29 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 19 February 1980
Number N# 679
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 926,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Gad# 770,
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
F# 340,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Schön# 235
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

La Semeuse (the Sower) facing left

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
O. Roty

Translation: French Republic

Engraver: Louis-Oscar Roty

Louis Oscar Roty is a French sculptor and medalist, born in Paris on June 11, 1846, and died in the same city on March 23, 1911.

Reverse

Three intermingled sprigs - wheat, acorns, olives with the denomination above and the date below

Lettering:
LIBERTE·EGALITE·FRATERNITE
5
FRANCS
1960

Translation: Liberty Equality Fraternity

Engraver: Louis-Oscar Roty

Louis Oscar Roty is a French sculptor and medalist, born in Paris on June 11, 1846, and died in the same city on March 23, 1911.

Edge

Smooth and inscripted

Lettering: LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE

Translation: Liberty Equality Fraternity

5 Francs -  obverse

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1959  0.2% F. 340/3 - 5 of the small vintage - pre-series, without the word "ESSAI", strikes with a wide listel
1959  4 000 0.7% owl mark; Specimen, big 5
1959  0.4% owl mark; Specimen, small 5
1960  55 082 000 $ 5.71 $ 4.57 $ 5.71 $ 6.28 $ 6.85 $ 9.50 $ 9.67 64% owl mark
1961  15 630 000 $ 5.71 $ 5.71 $ 6.76 $ 6.85 $ 13 $ 16 34% owl mark
1962  42 500 000 $ 5.71 $ 5.96 $ 5.96 $ 7.25 $ 9.13 $ 7.75 50% owl mark
1963  37 936 000 $ 5.71 $ 5.71 $ 5.83 $ 6.85 $ 9.42 $ 12 51% owl mark
1964  32 403 600 $ 5.71 $ 5.71 $ 5.77 $ 6.85 $ 10 $ 9.99 44% owl mark
1965  5 156 000 $ 5.71 $ 5.71 $ 7.99 $ 7.42 $ 11 $ 12 26% owl mark
1966  5 017 171 $ 5.71 $ 6.85 $ 7.99 $ 6.86 $ 13 21% owl mark
1967  702 305 $ 5.71 $ 8.56 $ 10 $ 17 $ 12 12% owl mark
1968  357 000 $ 14 $ 10 $ 11 $ 17 $ 20 13% owl mark
1969  504 050 $ 5.71 $ 9.13 $ 11 $ 14 $ 20 13% owl mark

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