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2 Francs

2 Francs -  obverse 2 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)
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, Gad# 535, F# 268, Schön# 201
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

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1931  1,717,167 4.49 5.62 (fr) F. 268/2
1931 ESSAI Essai
1932  8,942,689 0.45 1.12 2.25 3.48 (fr) F. 268/3
1933  2.25 2.39 thick "2"
1933  8,412,770 2.25 1.35 4.49 thin "2"
1933 ESSAI Essai
1934  6,895,782 1.69 3.37 5.62 (fr) F. 268/7
1935  297,633 25.28 39.33 (fr) F. 268/8
1936  12,394,328 0.17 1.12 1.83 (fr) F. 268/9
1937  11,054,992 0.34 1.12 8.43 (fr) F. 268/10
1938  28,071,831 0.15 0.23 0.71 1.69 11.24 (fr) F. 268/11
1939  25,403,000 0.56 1.31 5.62 (fr) F. 268/12
1940  9,715,881 1.02 1.83 16.85 (fr) F. 268/13
1941  16,683,717 0.66 1.12 1.93 (fr) F. 268/14

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