25 Centimes

25 Centimes -  obverse25 Centimes -  reverse

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Features

Issuer France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1917-1937
Value 25 Centimes (0.25)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 1.64 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 15 February 1942
Number N# 710
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References F# 171,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 380,
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Schön# 195a,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
KM# 867a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Monogram divided by center hole, liberty cap above, wreath surrounds

Lettering:
RF
EM LINDAUER

Engraver: Edmond-Emile Lindauer

Reverse

The denomination 25 CMES with abbreviation CMES for 'centimes' divided by the center hole with the French motto above and the date below.

Lettering:
LIBERTE·EGALITE
FRATERNITE
25 CMES
1917

Translation:
Liberty Equality
Fraternity
25 CMES
1917

Engraver: Edmond-Emile Lindauer

Edge

Smooth

25 Centimes -  obverse

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1917  3 084 721 $ 1.04 $ 3.81 $ 3.81 $ 3.81 $ 3.81 $ 39 18% torch mark
1918  18 329 894 $ 0.21 $ 0.31 $ 0.52 $ 0.72 $ 2.09 $ 2.17 $ 2.18 35% torch mark
1919  5 106 398 $ 0.52 $ 1.04 $ 1.56 $ 6.31 18% torch mark
1920  1.0% torch mark; reeded edge
1920  18 108 122 $ 0.16 $ 0.21 $ 0.52 $ 0.93 $ 1.04 $ 1.56 30% torch mark; smooth edge
1921  18 531 221 $ 0.10 $ 0.21 $ 0.94 $ 0.97 30% torch mark
1922  17 766 341 $ 0.31 $ 0.31 $ 0.84 $ 0.92 30% torch mark
1923  19 718 498 $ 0.24 $ 0.31 $ 0.52 $ 0.83 $ 0.91 29% torch mark
1924  24 534 899 $ 0.10 $ 0.16 $ 0.31 $ 0.83 $ 1.16 $ 4.15 33% torch mark
1925  17 807 055 $ 0.26 $ 0.31 $ 0.96 $ 2.09 $ 2.15 $ 2.35 28% torch mark
1926  13 226 392 $ 0.52 $ 0.52 $ 1.04 $ 1.06 $ 1.61 24% torch mark
1927  13 464 651 $ 0.21 $ 0.21 $ 0.94 $ 1.02 $ 1.03 $ 3.36 26% torch mark
1928  9 959 805 $ 0.52 $ 0.52 $ 1.46 $ 1.46 23% torch mark
1929  0.6% torch mark; reeded edge
1929  12 887 322 $ 0.22 $ 0.52 $ 0.79 $ 3.13 24% torch mark; smooth edge
1930  28 362 913 $ 0.21 $ 0.42 $ 0.75 $ 2.05 $ 2.05 35% torch mark
1931  0.8% reeded edge
1931  22 120 626 $ 0.13 $ 0.42 $ 0.52 $ 1.16 28% smooth edge; wing privy mark
1932  30 363 976 $ 0.09 $ 0.13 $ 0.21 $ 0.83 $ 0.93 $ 10 $ 37 37% wing privy mark
1933  28 562 167 $ 0.21 $ 0.42 $ 0.58 $ 3.13 $ 3.61 31% wing privy mark
1936  4 657 312 $ 1.56 $ 5.21 $ 7.30 $ 17 11% wing privy mark
1937  7 780 420 $ 0.26 $ 0.52 $ 1.04 $ 1.56 $ 2.30 $ 2.82 21% wing privy mark

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2778
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1918 – torch mark F Unsold
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2779
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1919 – torch mark F Unsold
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2781
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1921 – torch mark F Unsold
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2782
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1922 – torch mark F Unsold
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2783
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1923 – torch mark F Unsold
Picture 1 of a sold 25 CentimesPicture 1 of a sold 25 CentimesPicture 1 of a sold 25 CentimesPicture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232002
Lot 62276
Internet Archive
Jan 9, 2020 1924 – torch mark AU
(PCGS AU53)
USD 109.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2784
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1924 – torch mark F Unsold
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Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2785
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1925 – torch mark F Unsold
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Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2786
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1926 – torch mark F Unsold
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2787
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1927 – torch mark F Unsold
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