5 Centimes

5 Centimes -  obverse5 Centimes -  reverse

Obverse © nordboutik59 - Reverse © Jérémy Pureur

Features

Country France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1917-1920
Value 5 Centimes (0.05)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.55 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1941
References KM# 865a,
  • 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.
Gad# 169,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .
Schön# 193,
  • 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.
F# 121
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France. ISBN 9782916996554.

Obverse

Monogram within wreath divided by the center hole, liberty cap above

Lettering: R F

Engraver: Edmond-Emile Lindauer

Reverse

Denomination divided by plant and the center hole, date at the bottom

Lettering:
LIBERTÉ·ÉGALITÉ
FRATERNITÉ
5CMES
1920

Translation:
Liberty Equality
Brotherhood
5 Centimes
1920

Engraver: Edmond-Emile Lindauer

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1917  10,453,389 1.81 2.17 6.36 18.83 22.15 30% F. 121/1
1918  33,591,616 0.24 0.24 0.54 1.21 1.79 2.06 4.77 58% F. 121/2
1919  43,847,770 0.53 0.60 1.21 1.21 51% F. 121/3
1920  51,321,082 0.12 0.55 1.21 5.41 51% F. 121/4

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