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 02-19-1980
Number N# 679
Numista (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; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd 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). 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
1965

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  0.3% 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 5.03 4.70 5.88 6.20 7.06 9.78 11 64% owl mark
1961  15 630 000 5.88 5.88 6.82 7.17 13 13 34% owl mark
1962  42 500 000 5.88 6.14 6.06 7.47 9.41 7.99 50% owl mark
1963  37 936 000 5.88 5.88 6.01 7.06 9.78 13 52% owl mark
1964  32 403 600 5.88 5.88 5.94 7.06 11 10 44% owl mark
1965  5 156 000 5.88 5.76 8.23 8.23 12 13 26% owl mark
1966  5 017 171 5.70 7.06 8.82 7.07 13 21% owl mark
1967  702 305 8.82 11 18 12% owl mark
1968  357 000 12 12 21 21 13% owl mark
1969  504 050 9.41 12 18 20 13% owl mark

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