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100 Francs

100 Francs -  obverse 100 Francs -  reverse

© JetonBretagne

Features

Country France
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1959
Value 100 Francs (100)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 6 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 1.85 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 08-03-1966
References KM# 919, Schön# 224, F# 450, Gad# 897
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)

Obverse

Le bandeau du bonnet passat derrière la flamme, est, selon les pièces plus ou moins large pour une même année.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE
FRANÇAISE
CR

Engraver: Robert Cochet

Robert Cochet was a French artist medal engraver, born in 1903. He studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris and specialised in creating designs for medals, coinage and small works in bronze.

Reverse

Value and date with mintmark on left. Lettering above. Fruit and wheat on right.
NOTE: The letter B (if present) is between the olive branches

Lettering:
LIBERTE EGALITE
FRATERNITE
100
FRANCS
1956
R COCHET

Engraver: Robert Cochet

Robert Cochet was a French artist medal engraver, born in 1903. He studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris and specialised in creating designs for medals, coinage and small works in bronze.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1950  9 Pre-Series type (21mm)
1950  50 Pre-Series type (21mm); Essai
1954  97,285,500 0.74 1.12 2.64 KM#919.1 (without mintmark, wing privy mark)
1954 B 86,260,628 0.51 1.12 1.18 2.90 KM#919.2 (with mintmark, wing privy mark)
1954 ESSAI 1,200 Essai
1955  152,517,500 0.72 0.99 1.68 KM#919.1 (without mintmark, wing privy mark) Narrow ribbon headdress
1955  1.58 5.62 Wide ribbon headdress
1955 B 136,584,872 0.67 1.68 KM#919.2 (with mintmark, wing privy mark) Narrow ribbon headdress
1955 B 1.35 7.86 Wide ribbon headdress
1956  7,578,334 22.46 140.39 KM#919.1 (without mintmark, wing privy mark)
1956 B 19,154,500 5.78 32.29 KM#919.2 (with mintmark, wing privy mark)
1957  11,312,000 14.60 33.69 KM#919.1 (without mintmark, wing privy mark)
1957 B 25,702,000 4.38 24.52 KM#919.2 (with mintmark, wing privy mark)
1958  2,646,500 168.47 193.74 KM#919.1 (without mintmark, owl privy mark)
1958  3,256,000 12.52 30.26 KM#919.1 (without mintmark, wing privy mark)
1958 B 54,071,500 20.22 22.46 KM#919.2 (with mintmark, wing privy mark)
1959  (fr) KM#919.1 chouette (1 seul exemplaire connu à ce jour)

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