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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
References F# 426,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France. ISBN 9782916996554.
F# 427,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France. ISBN 9782916996554.
Gad# 882,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .
Schön# 237,
  • 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.
KM# 941
  • 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.

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 74.76 1.1% ESSAI - trial strike
1974  4,298,811 13.51 17.50 17.15 21.14 23.49 26.62 39% KM#941.1
1974  32.65 46.98 7% KM#941.2, obverse of the 20 francs (the legend begins above), print included with the F. 427/2
1975  4,552,011 9.40 14.09 17.15 21.14 28.87 22.65 35% KM#941.1
1976  5,544,711 17.03 19.97 20.91 24.16 25.38 36% KM#941.1
1977  7,884,011 17.62 17.62 17.62 20.55 24.51 23.49 56% KM#941.1
1978  12,030,211 22.97 14.09 19.45 21.80 22.75 22.76 37% KM#941.1
1979  12,040,511 17.62 20.46 27.75 26.62 26% KM#941.1
1980  60,000 23.49 88.74 6% KM#941.1, in Sets only

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