5 Centimes year with points

5 Centimes (year with points) -  obverse5 Centimes (year with points) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1939
Value 5 Centimes (0.05)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Nickel silver (60% Copper, 20% Nickel, 20% Zinc)
Weight 1.5 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1 January 1941
Number N# 703
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References F# 123,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
F# 123A,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 171,
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
KM# 875a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

The hole is surrounded by two oak branches, the letters RF and a Phrygian cap on top.
The size of the hole can be either small or large.

Lettering:
RF
EM LINDAUER

Engraver: Edmond-Émile Lindauer

Reverse

The value divided horizontally by the center hole with the French motto at the top and the date at the bottom flanked by dots

Lettering:
LIBERTE·EGALITE
FRATERNITE
5 CMES
·19 39·

Translation:
Liberty Equality
Fraternity
5 Centimes
1939

Engraver: Edmond-Émile Lindauer

Edge

Smooth

Comments




Differences between F. 123/1 (star between R and F) and F. 123A/1 (Pattern)

Star between R and F:

Pattern:

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  1.9% F. 123/1 - Star between R and F
1938  26 330 247 $ 1.13 $ 1.13 $ 1.13 $ 2.27 53% F. 123A/2
1939  52 672 000 $ 0.57 $ 1.13 $ 1.13 $ 2.21 $ 6.08 84% F. 123A/3

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