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5 Francs

5 Francs -  obverse 5 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1959-1969
Value 5 Francs (5 FRF)
Metal Silver (.835)
Weight 12 g
Diameter 29 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 926, Gad# 770, F# 340, Schön# 235
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

La Semeuse (the Sower) facing left

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
O. Roty

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

Lettering:
LIBERTE·EGALITE·FRATERNITE
5
FRANCS
1963

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, with lettering in relief : "LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE"

Lettering: LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1959  (fr) F. 340/3 - 5 du millésime petit - pré-série, sans le mot "ESSAI", frappe avec un listel large
1959 ESSAI 4,000 owl mark; Specimen, big 5
1959 ESSAI owl mark; Specimen, small 5
1960  55,082,000 3.37 6.18 6.15 6.46 8.15 7.42 owl mark
1961  15,630,000 5.15 7.88 7.24 owl mark
1962  42,500,000 4.81 5.61 7.30 16.84 owl mark
1963  37,936,000 3.37 5.61 5.74 6.74 9.26 13.90 owl mark
1964  32,403,600 5.61 4.98 5.61 6.21 9.98 owl mark
1965  5,156,000 10.65 13.27 owl mark
1966  5,017,171 8.42 11.23 owl mark
1967  702,305 8.14 16.28 owl mark
1968  357,000 13.48 16.84 owl mark
1969  504,050 11.23 29.48 owl mark

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