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2 Francs

2 Francs -  obverse2 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1898-1920
Value 2 Francs (2)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 10 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-17-2005
References F# 266,
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Gad# 532,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
KM# 845,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 188
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Figure, left, sowing seed "La Semeuse"

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
O. Roty

Translation:
FRENCH REPUBLIC
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

Leafy branch divides denomination and date

Lettering:
LIBERTE·EGALITE·FRATERNITE
2
FRANCS
1918

Translation:
LIBERTY·EQUALITY·BROTHERSHIP
2
FRANCS
1918

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

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1898  5,000,000 5.46 6.32 6.32 24.55 21% KM#845.1
1898 FM 0.8% (fr) F. 266/2 - KM#845.1 - flan mat
1899  3,500,000 6.55 7.58 22.37 16% KM#845.1
1900  450,938 53.96 7% KM#845.1
1900 FM 49,062 0.4% (fr) F. 266/5 - KM#845.1 - flan mat
1901  1,860,000 16.37 21.82 12% KM#845.1
1902  2,000,000 16.05 21.82 13% KM#845.1
1904  1,500,000 15.80 15.80 12% KM#845.1
1905  2,000,000 9.69 9.82 13% KM#845.1
1908  2,501,808 8.52 17.46 16% KM#845.1
1909  1,000,265 13.09 33.01 33.01 9% KM#845.1
1910  2,190,000 10.91 13.32 15% KM#845.1
1912  1,000,000 19.09 22.99 22.99 10% KM#845.1
1913  500,000 46.37 51.83 6% KM#845.1
1914  5,718,526 5.42 11.41 16.31 25% KM#845.1
1914 C 461,647 16.37 32.73 65.46 11% KM#845.2
1915  13,963,409 4.27 4.92 13.17 14.18 14.73 39% KM#845.1
1916  17,886,653 5.46 5.55 10.07 13.05 41% KM#845.1
1917  16,555,357 5.46 5.51 6.47 10.95 11.46 41% KM#845.1
1918  12,026,147 4.83 5.22 9.03 10.55 10.55 35% KM#845.1
1919  9,260,934 5.46 5.66 10.32 13.21 13.21 30% KM#845.1
1920  3,013,677 6.54 8.73 16.37 13% KM#845.1

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