50 Francs

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Features

Country France
Period Fourth Republic (1946-1958)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1958
Value 50 Francs (50)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Copper-aluminium
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 2.24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 08-03-1966
References F# 425,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France. ISBN 9782916996554.
KM# 918,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Gad# 880,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .
Schön# 223
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Female head facing left, designer, legend

Lettering: REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE G GUIRAUD

Translation: French Republic G GUIRAUD

Engraver: Georges Guiraud

Reverse

Rooster facing right, laurel branch, value, year of production, a pattern of dashes around the edge with the mintmark below the date

Lettering:
50
FRANCS
1952
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE

Translation:
50
Francs
1952
Liberty Equality Fraternity

Engraver: Georges Guiraud

Edge

Smooth

50 Francs -  obverse

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Mints

Paris, France (864-date)
B Beaumont-le-Roger, France

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  1,700 0.4% (fr) F. 425/1 - Essai
1950  0.15% F. 425/2 Pré-série sans le mot essai avec le listel large, très rare
1950  160.55 1.7% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1950 B 0.5% KM#918.2 (with mintmark, rare)
1951  68,629,600 0.11 0.40 0.60 1.19 2.38 5.06 52% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1951 B 11,829,121 1.19 1.82 3.57 23% KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1952  0.8% (fr) F. 425/7 - Essai
1952  74,211,600 0.39 0.67 0.70 1.05 2.36 53% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1952 B 13,432,229 1.43 4.74 5.95 59.53 20% KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1953  63,171,600 0.60 0.60 1.19 2.36 4.56 5.46 47% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1953 B 23,375,768 0.15 2.32 2.98 19.16 11.91 8.22 23% KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1954  1,083,200 23.81 59.53 41.61 3% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1954 B 6,567,282 2.98 29.76 12.52 5% KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1958  500,738 119.06 91.00 2% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)

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