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2 Francs

2 Francs -  obverse 2 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country France
Type Common coin
Years 1977-2001
Value 2 Francs (2 FRF)
Metal Nickel
Weight 7.52 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Thickness 1.71 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 17-02-2002
References KM# 942.1, Gad# 547, F# 272, Schön# 240
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The Sower, designed by Oscar Roty in 1900: a national emblem of the French Republic

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
D'APRÈS 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

An olive branch and an oak branch, behind the facial value, are surrounded with the French motto: "LIBERTE - EGALITE - FRATERNITE" (liberty, equality, fraternity)

Lettering:
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE
2
FRANCS
1979

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 (widely spaced)

2 Francs

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Comments

Different privy marks throughout mintages:
Owl 1958-74 Raymond Joly
Dolphin 1974-94 Rousseau
Bee 1994- Pierre Rodier

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1977  253 dolphin mark
1978  6,000 dolphin mark, Essai
1979  130,000,000 0.16 0.57 0.57 0.48 0.85 0.57 dolphin mark
1980  99,950,000 0.34 0.47 0.57 0.53 3.98 dolphin mark
1981  119,974,000 0.34 0.34 0.49 0.36 1.10 dolphin mark
1982  90,002,511 0.28 0.43 0.39 1.96 dolphin mark
1983  89,986,000 0.51 0.60 dolphin mark
1984  50,000 dolphin mark
1985  20,000 dolphin mark
1986  48,000 dolphin mark
1987  81,000 dolphin mark
1988  85,000 5.68 dolphin mark
1989  83,000 dolphin mark
1990  15,000 dolphin mark
1991  2,500 dolphin mark
1991  dolphin mark, axis: medal alignment
1991  dolphin mark, Proof
1992  65,000 dolphin mark
1992  dolphin mark, axis: medal alignment
1992  dolphin mark, Proof
1993  20,000 dolphin mark
1993  dolphin mark, axis: medal alignment
1993  dolphin mark, Proof
1994  10,000 bee mark
1994  9,970,100 1.71 0.34 dolphin mark
1994  Proof
1995  15,000 bee mark
1995  bee mark, Proof
1996  11,975,000 0.80 0.57 bee mark
1996  bee mark, Proof
1997  9,975,000 0.85 bee mark
1997  6,436 bee mark, Proof
1998  45,000,000 0.29 0.64 0.57 bee mark
1999  25,500 20.46 bee mark, Proof
2000  25,000,000 1.05 1.85 bee mark
2001  125,000 6.25 horseshoe mark

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