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2 Francs

2 Francs -  obverse2 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country France
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,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France. ISBN 9782916996554.
Gad# 532,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .
KM# 845,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 188
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

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

Mints

Paris, France (864-date)
C Castelsarrasin, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1898  5,000,000 4.73 7.10 5.92 23.67 21% KM#845.1
1898 FM 0.9% KM#845.1
1899  3,500,000 8.29 8.29 8.89 16% KM#845.1
1900  450,938 59.18 59.18 6% KM#845.1
1900 FM 49,062 0.5% KM#845.1
1901  1,860,000 11.84 29.73 12% KM#845.1
1902  2,000,000 14.38 15.92 13% KM#845.1
1904  1,500,000 14.20 10.06 12% KM#845.1
1905  2,000,000 9.47 14.20 4.73 13% KM#845.1
1908  2,501,808 5.92 20.12 16% KM#845.1
1909  1,000,265 14.20 14.20 15.92 10% KM#845.1
1910  2,190,000 11.84 14.20 15% KM#845.1
1912  1,000,000 23.67 22.26 15.39 10% KM#845.1
1913  500,000 47.35 53.26 34.33 6% KM#845.1
1914  5,718,526 5.92 5.92 12.43 17.39 25% KM#845.1
1914 C 461,647 17.75 35.51 82.85 10% KM#845.2
1915  13,963,409 4.52 5.33 13.28 14.20 16.05 38% KM#845.1
1916  17,886,653 5.92 5.92 10.65 13.38 21.33 41% KM#845.1
1917  16,555,357 4.52 5.92 7.10 11.84 13.16 40% KM#845.1
1918  12,026,147 5.36 5.92 9.50 11.84 12.94 35% KM#845.1
1919  9,260,934 5.92 5.92 10.65 8.83 11.36 29% KM#845.1
1920  3,013,677 7.04 9.47 23.67 13% KM#845.1

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