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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 Aluminium-bronze
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 2.14 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 09-01-1949
References KM# 886,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Gad# 535,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
F# 268,
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
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
1931  1,717,167 2.21 3.87 5.75 (fr) F. 268/2
1931  Essai
1932  8,942,689 0.44 1.11 2.21 3.43 (fr) F. 268/3
1933  Essai
1933  1.66 1.66 2.21 11.06 thick "2"
1933  8,412,770 0.74 1.66 3.71 thin "2"
1934  6,895,782 1.11 3.32 5.53 (fr) F. 268/7
1935  297,633 24.89 44.25 (fr) F. 268/8
1936  12,394,328 0.36 0.36 1.11 1.91 (fr) F. 268/9
1937  11,054,992 0.33 1.11 3.87 (fr) F. 268/10
1938  28,071,831 0.31 0.31 0.55 1.11 6.08 (fr) F. 268/11
1939  25,403,000 0.24 0.55 1.33 3.87 (fr) F. 268/12
1940  9,715,881 0.98 1.88 16.59 (fr) F. 268/13
1941  16,683,717 0.55 1.11 1.95 10.33 33.19 (fr) F. 268/14

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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