50 Francs

50 Francs -  obverse50 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1974-1980
Value 50 Francs (50 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 30 g
Diameter 41 mm
Thickness 2.70 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 04-30-1980
Number N# 681
Numista (https://numista.com)
References F# 426,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
F# 427,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 882,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Schön# 237,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
KM# 941
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

The denomination within a wreath and the date below.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
50
FRANCS
⦁ 1975 ⦁

Engraver: Atelier de gravure d'après Augustin Dupré

Reverse

The Liberty and the Equality, two ideologies which are not often compatible, reconciled with Fraternity by Hercules; the French motto above.

Lettering:
LIBERTÉ ÉGALITÉ FRATERNITÉ
⦁ Dupré ⦁

Engraver: Atelier de gravure d'après Augustin Dupré

Edge

Designs in relief

50 Francs -  obverse

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Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France

Comments




EXPLANATION
1) Equality is above the head of Hercules
2) The branch is at the same level as the sheet.
3) The pedestal is longer.
Source :
http://remiseenligne.over-blog.com

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1974  13 800 26.13 130.54 1.2% ESSAI - trial strike
1974  4 298 811 15.43 17.68 17.80 21.36 24.42 27.29 39% KM#941.1
1974  35.60 47.47 7% KM#941.2, obverse of the 20 francs (the legend begins above), print included with the F. 427/2
1975  4 552 011 22.24 17.33 17.80 21.36 26.11 22.88 35% KM#941.1
1976  5 544 711 23.73 22.17 22.55 24.41 26.11 37% KM#941.1
1977  7 884 011 17.80 17.80 17.80 21.36 24.62 25.30 56% KM#941.1
1978  12 030 211 23.14 17.80 21.36 22.43 24.92 23.58 38% KM#941.1
1979  12 040 511 22.23 23.73 20.09 20.77 28.04 23.89 27% KM#941.1
1980  60 000 71.20 89.00 6% KM#941.1, in Sets only

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