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50 Francs

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Features

Country France - Modern
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,
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
KM# 918,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Gad# 880,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
Schön# 223
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

50 Francs -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  1,700 0.2% (fr) F. 425/1 - Essai
1950  0.13% (fr) F. 425/2 - Pré-série sans le mot essai avec le listel large, très rare
1950  198.18 1.7% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1950 B 0.5% KM#918.2 (with mintmark, rare)
1951  68,629,600 0.14 0.54 1.09 2.32 4.18 52% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1951 B 11,829,121 1.09 1.66 9.95 24% KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1952  0.7% (fr) F. 425/7 - Essai
1952  74,211,600 0.41 0.63 0.63 0.98 2.14 53% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1952 B 13,432,229 1.30 4.13 5.15 21% KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1953  63,171,600 0.49 0.54 1.09 2.16 2.23 47% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1953 B 23,375,768 2.13 4.34 35.29 35.29 24% KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1954  1,083,200 32.36 63.06 63.06 3% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)
1954 B 6,567,282 2.99 32.28 32.28 5% KM#918.2 (with mintmark)
1958  500,738 86.87 188.10 2% KM#918.1 (without mintmark)

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