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2 Francs

2 Francs -  obverse2 Francs -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1931-1941
Value 2 Francs (2)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Copper-aluminium
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 2.14 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 09-01-1949
References F# 268,
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Gad# 535,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
KM# 886,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 201
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Marianne's head left wearing a phrygian cap decorated with a composite wreath made of olive tree leaves, oak and wheat.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
MORLON

Translation: FRENCH REPUBLIC

Engraver: Pierre-Alexandre Morlon

Pierre-Alexandre Morlon, born in Mâcon in 1878, and d died in 1951, was a French medallist and sculptor.

Reverse

One-one cornucopia on the left and right sides.

Lettering:
LIBERTE-EGALITE
FRATERNITE
2
FRANCS
1939

Translation:
FREEDOM-EQUALITY
BROTHERHOOD

Engraver: Pierre-Alexandre Morlon

Pierre-Alexandre Morlon, born in Mâcon in 1878, and d died in 1951, was a French medallist and sculptor.

Edge

Smooth

2 Francs -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1931  1,717,167 1.06 3.78 5.61 22.47 19% (fr) F. 268/2
1931  0.5% Essai
1932  8,942,689 0.40 1.08 2.16 3.24 33% (fr) F. 268/3
1933  0.4% Essai
1933  0.54 1.62 2.10 10.80 12% thick "2"
1933  8,412,770 1.08 1.62 3.62 24% thin "2"
1934  6,895,782 1.08 3.24 5.67 22% (fr) F. 268/7
1935  297,633 24.31 36.07 55.11 6% (fr) F. 268/8
1936  12,394,328 0.24 0.24 1.08 2.16 35% 2 variants; see comments
1937  11,054,992 0.38 1.08 5.40 26% (fr) F. 268/10
1938  28,071,831 0.33 0.33 0.54 1.62 4.86 53% (fr) F. 268/11
1939  25,403,000 0.54 1.08 3.67 40% (fr) F. 268/12
1940  9,715,881 1.00 1.84 16.21 28% (fr) F. 268/13
1941  16,683,717 0.82 1.11 1.86 7.56 32.41 37% (fr) F. 268/14

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