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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Fourth Republic (1946-1958)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1958
Value 50 Francs (50)
Metal Aluminium-bronze
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 2.24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 08-03-1966
References KM# 918, F# 425, Gad# 880, Schön# 223
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Female head facing left, designer, legend

Lettering: REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE G GUIRAUD

Engraver: Georges Guiraud

Reverse

Rooster facing right, laurel branch, value, year of production, pattern of dashes around edge.
NOTE: If there is a B mintmark it is below date

Lettering:
50
FRANCS
1952
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE

Engraver: Georges Guiraud

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1950  (fr) F. 425/2 - Pré-série sans le mot essai avec le listel large, très rare
1950  KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1950 B KM#918.2 (with mintmark, rare)
1950 ESSAI 1,700 (fr) F. 425/1
1951  68,629,600 0.15 0.53 1.14 1.36 KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1951 B 11,829,121 1.49 1.71 9.66 KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1952  74,211,600 0.76 0.70 1.00 2.56 KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1952 B 13,432,229 4.55 3.92 KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1952 ESSAI (fr) F. 425/7
1953  63,171,600 0.57 0.60 1.14 2.26 24.93 KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1953 B 23,375,768 3.72 56.85 11.35 KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1954  1,083,200 71.07 KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1954 B 6,567,282 28.43 KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1958  500,738 KM#918.1 (without mintmark)

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