20 Francs signature "G GUIRAUD"

20 Francs (signature "G GUIRAUD") -  obverse20 Francs (signature "G GUIRAUD") -  reverse

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Features

Issuer France
Period Fourth Republic (1946-1958)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1954
Value 20 Francs (20)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Copper-aluminium
Weight 4 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.66 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 06-30-1970
Number N# 686
Numista (https://numista.com)
References F# 402,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
KM# 917,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Gad# 865,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Schön# 222
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait of Marianne facing left, designer, legend

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
G GUIRAUD

Engraver: Georges Guiraud

Reverse

Rooster facing right, laurel branch, value, year of production, pattern around edge.
NOTE: If there is a B mintmark it is below date
NOTE: To see which feathers you have to count, look at the six horizontal tail feathers of the rooster. If all six horizontal feathers are visible, there are three curved feathers before them - if they are not all visible, there are four curved feathers.

Lettering:
20
FRANCS
1952
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE

Engraver: Georges Guiraud

Edge

Smooth

Comments



NOTE: Signature shortened (compare KM#916; in full length)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  1 700 0.6% (fr) F. 402/1 - 4 plumes - Essai
1950  126 435 000 0.16 0.35 0.59 1.17 7.04 25% KM#917.1 (3 feathers)
1950  0.08 0.35 0.76 1.17 6.45 13 24% KM#917.1 (4 feathers)
1950 B 43 355 000 5.86 3.52 14 11% KM#917.2 (3 feathers)
1950 B 0.15 0.59 1.17 3.21 5.86 18% KM#917.2 (4 feathers)
1951  2 0.18% (fr) F. 402/6 - Essai
1951  97 922 000 0.08 0.22 0.59 0.82 1.07 1.84 2.93 47% KM#917.1 (4 feathers)
1951 B 46 814 790 0.23 0.35 0.47 1.17 2.35 3.75 33% KM#917.2 (4 feathers)
1952  130 281 000 0.08 0.28 0.59 0.83 1.00 2.23 2.64 52% KM#917.1 (4 feathers)
1952 B 54 381 160 0.23 0.59 1.11 2.05 2.83 29% KM#917.2 (4 feathers)
1953  60 158 000 0.18 0.35 1.03 1.11 4.21 33% KM#917.1 (4 feathers)
1953 B 42 409 050 0.35 1.57 1.17 1.58 26% KM#917.2 (4 feathers)
1954 B 0.8% KM#917.2 (4 feathers)

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