2 Francs

2 Francs -  obverse2 Francs -  reverse

Obverse © nordboutik59 - Reverse © Jérémy Pureur

Features

Issuer 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
Number N# 680
Numista (https://numista.com)
References F# 266,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 532,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
KM# 845,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 188
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

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 5.86 7.04 6.52 23 21% KM#845.1
1898 FM 0.9% KM#845.1
1899  3 500 000 6.45 8.21 8.81 22 15% KM#845.1
1900  450 938 64 59 6% KM#845.1
1900 FM 49 062 0.4% KM#845.1
1901  1 860 000 16 29 12% KM#845.1
1902  2 000 000 14 16 13% KM#845.1
1904  1 500 000 14 16 12% KM#845.1
1905  2 000 000 7.74 14 22 13% KM#845.1
1908  2 501 808 5.86 14 21 16% KM#845.1
1909  1 000 265 14 23 16 9% KM#845.1
1910  2 190 000 12 14 6.52 15% KM#845.1
1912  1 000 000 18 14 15 10% KM#845.1
1913  500 000 18 35 53 34 6% KM#845.1
1914  5 718 526 5.86 5.86 12 17 25% KM#845.1
1914 C 461 647 18 35 82 10% KM#845.2
1915  13 963 409 6.00 4.98 5.86 8.79 12 16 38% KM#845.1
1916  17 886 653 5.86 5.86 9.38 12 26 41% KM#845.1
1917  16 555 357 5.86 5.86 7.04 11 13 40% KM#845.1
1918  12 026 147 5.24 6.55 5.86 8.21 12 14 36% KM#845.1
1919  9 260 934 6.61 5.18 9.38 9.38 11 29% KM#845.1
1920  3 013 677 6.98 9.38 12 20 13% KM#845.1

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