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10 Francs Small Head

10 Francs (Small Head) -  obverse 10 Francs (Small Head) -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Fourth Republic (1946-1958)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1947-1949
Value 10 Francs (10)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.74 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 08-01-1953
References KM# 909, F# 362, Gad# 811
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)

Obverse

The head of Republic right with a phrygian cap which brushes by the denticles.
NOTE: 1947 issues differ from KM#908.1 and KM#908.2 by smaller head on the obverse.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
P.TURIN

Engraver: Pierre Turin

Pierre Louis Aristide Turin, born August 3, 1891 in Sucy-en-Brie where he died on July 25, 1968, is a French engraver and medalist. He is mobilized in August 1914 when the First World War broke out. In 1920, he received the first grand prix of Rome in engraving of medal and fine stone, then a gold medal in the specialized exhibition of 1925. In 1928, competing for the Monnaie de Paris, he was chosen to create a new type of currency at the head of Marianne who will bear his name: the "Turin type". This model of engraving was used for the pieces of ten francs until 1949 and twenty francs until 1939, then declined in the French colonies.

Reverse

Denomination above date, inscription below, grain columns flank.
NOTE: If mintmarked it is below ER of FRATERNITE

Lettering:
10
FRANCS
1948
LIBERTE
EGALITE
FRATERNITE

Engraver: Pierre Turin

Pierre Louis Aristide Turin, born August 3, 1891 in Sucy-en-Brie where he died on July 25, 1968, is a French engraver and medalist. He is mobilized in August 1914 when the First World War broke out. In 1920, he received the first grand prix of Rome in engraving of medal and fine stone, then a gold medal in the specialized exhibition of 1925. In 1928, competing for the Monnaie de Paris, he was chosen to create a new type of currency at the head of Marianne who will bear his name: the "Turin type". This model of engraving was used for the pieces of ten francs until 1949 and twenty francs until 1939, then declined in the French colonies.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1947  (fr) F.362/1b - hybride (alignement des différents haut) - rajout Franc 2019
1947  1.24 2.11 KM#909.1
1947 B 11.24 17.74 KM#909.2
1948  155,945,000 0.11 0.48 0.56 0.90 3.37 2.11 KM#909.1
1948 B 40,499,500 1.12 3.37 5.06 KM#909.2
1948 B 11.24 KM#909.2 ("B" touches rim)
1949  111,972,500 0.40 0.09 0.56 1.12 1.04 2.64 KM#909.1
1949 B 29,517,500 0.54 2.25 4.49 25.23 KM#909.2

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