50 Centimes

50 Centimes -  obverse50 Centimes -  reverse

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Features

Country France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1897-1920
Value 50 Centimes (0.50)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 18.2 mm
Thickness 1.10 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-17-2005
References F# 190,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France. ISBN 9782916996554.
Gad# 420,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .
KM# 854,
  • 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.
Schön# 186
  • 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.

Obverse

Figure sowing seeds
La Semeuse

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
O.Roty

Engraver: Louis-Oscar Roty

Louis Oscar Roty is a French sculptor and medalist, born in Paris on June 11, 1846, and died in the same city on March 23, 1911.

Reverse

Leafy branch divides date and denomination

Lettering:
50
CENTIMES
1897
LIBERTE·EGALITE·FRATERNITE

Engraver: Louis-Oscar Roty

Louis Oscar Roty is a French sculptor and medalist, born in Paris on June 11, 1846, and died in the same city on March 23, 1911.

Edge

Milled

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1897  88,000 156.88 2% (fr) F. 190/1
1897  0.4% Antique Silver, matte flan
1898  30,000,000 2.20 1.21 2.41 4.83 6.04 6.53 27% (fr) F. 190/3
1898  1.0% Antique Silver, matte flan
1899  18,000,000 1.21 1.81 2.41 4.65 5.59 19% (fr) F. 190/5
1900  9,140,767 3.92 3.62 10.56 13% (fr) F. 190/6
1900  0.6% Antique Silver, matte flan
1901  4,960,000 2.41 10.32 12.07 22.90 11% (fr) F. 190/8
1902  3,778,172 6.64 3.62 4.41 9% (fr) F. 190/9
1903  2,221,828 14.49 21.65 19.07 8% (fr) F. 190/10
1904  4,000,000 8.45 9.66 14.52 9% (fr) F. 190/11
1905  2,380,861 7.24 6.04 24.14 7% (fr) F. 190/12
1906  2,679,144 4.83 5.43 3.62 9% (fr) F. 190/13
1907  7,331,819 2.41 3.62 3.75 3.62 15% (fr) F. 190/14
1908  14,304,058 1.81 1.81 3.62 4.83 19% (fr) F. 190/15
1909  9,900,044 1.21 1.81 3.92 10.85 17% (fr) F. 190/16
1910  15,922,600 1.81 2.25 2.55 5.59 20% (fr) F. 190/17
1911  1,329,504 18.11 18.11 6% (fr) F. 190/18
1912  16,000,000 1.81 2.41 3.62 22% (fr) F. 190/19
1913  14,000,000 1.21 1.81 3.02 4.65 3.02 23% (fr) F. 190/20
1914  9,656,841 1.68 2.41 3.02 19% (fr) F. 190/21
1915  20,892,772 1.56 1.52 2.41 3.62 28% (fr) F. 190/22
1916  52,962,657 1.21 2.17 2.27 3.10 3.95 3.32 43% (fr) F. 190/23
1917  48,628,732 1.21 1.68 1.85 2.66 4.45 10.79 40% (fr) F. 190/24
1918  36,491,942 1.81 2.17 2.69 5.05 3.26 40% (fr) F. 190/25
1919  24,298,732 1.21 2.41 3.62 4.83 5.52 27% (fr) F. 190/26
1920  8,508,560 3.02 3.62 4.83 3.75 15% (fr) F. 190/27

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