5 Francs signature "O. Roty"

5 Francs (signature 5 Francs (signature

Obverse © nordboutik59 - Reverse © Jérémy Pureur

Features

Country France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1969-2001
Value 5 Francs (5 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 10 g
Diameter 29 mm
Thickness 2.09 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-17-2002
Number N# 8
Numista (https://numista.com)
References F# 341,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 771,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
KM# 926a.1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 235a
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The Sower, designed by Oscar Roty in 1900, a national emblem of the French Republic

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
ESSAI
O. Roty

Engraver: Louis-Oscar Roty

Louis Oscar Roty is a French sculptor and medalist, born in Paris on June 11, 1846, and died in the same city on March 23, 1911.

Reverse

Olive branches, oak branches and wheat ears, underneath the face value, are surrounded with the French motto: "LIBERTE, EGALITE, FRATERNITE"

Lettering:
LIBERTE•EGALITE•FRATERNITE
5
FRANCS
1970

Translation:
LIBERTY • EQUALITY • FRATERNITY
5
FRANCS
1970

Engraver: Louis-Oscar Roty

Louis Oscar Roty is a French sculptor and medalist, born in Paris on June 11, 1846, and died in the same city on March 23, 1911.

Edge

Reeded

5 Francs (signature

© Cyrillius

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France

Comments

Pré-série de 5 FRANCS Semeuse, 1969 Paris GEM.154 10


The different brands of general engravers
Owl 1958-74 Raymond Joly.

Dolphin 1975-94 Rousseau.
Bee 1994-2000 Pierre Rodier


Head of the Engraving Service
Horseshoe  2001 Gérard Buquoy

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1969  0.3% (fr) G771 - GEM154.10 - pre-série sans le mot "ESSAI"
1970  5 000 1.0% Essai
1970  57 900 000 0.27 0.40 0.61 0.76 1.09 1.26 1.10 40% owl mark
1971  142 216 000 0.11 0.30 0.61 0.61 0.92 0.91 5.38 58% owl mark
1972  45 507 000 0.25 0.24 0.61 0.85 0.91 2.48 7.27 35% owl mark
1973  45 079 000 0.17 0.36 0.61 0.61 1.04 1.45 4.57 35% owl mark
1974  26 986 811 0.36 0.68 0.91 0.97 1.05 10.90 25% owl mark
1975  16 761 011 1.21 1.21 7.27 12% dolphin mark
1976  1 665 711 3.03 1.32 5.78 6% dolphin mark
1977  460 011 6.05 1.94 15.98 4% dolphin mark
1978  30 046 011 0.24 0.61 1.14 1.04 2.91 3.63 25% dolphin mark
1979  50 511 19.98 1.5% dolphin mark
1980  60 000 24.22 1.8% dolphin mark, In Sets only
1981  50 011 18.16 1.4% dolphin mark
1982  59 711 11.99 19.37 1.6% dolphin mark
1983  100 972 4.84 0.97 18.16 1.8% dolphin mark
1984  50 247 13.31 42.38 54.49 1.1% dolphin mark
1985  20 111 73.86 0.8% dolphin mark
1986  15 000 72.65 104.14 0.6% dolphin mark, In Sets only
1987  19 993 967 0.62 0.61 1.25 2.41 3.91 8.48 20% dolphin mark
1988  95 576 8.48 14.53 2% dolphin mark
1989  94 449 5.45 13.32 2% dolphin mark
1990  15 000 011 0.63 1.21 1.21 1.21 8.48 5.59 16% dolphin mark
1991  2 500 0.11% (fr) F. 341/24 - frappe médaille
1991  7 488 011 1.03 1.82 1.21 12% dolphin mark
1992  2 698 0.08% (fr) F. 341/26 - frappe médaille
1992  9 966 011 1.21 1.21 1.82 4.84 1.25 12% dolphin mark
1993  3 095 0.13% (fr) F. 341/28 - frappe médaille
1993  14 970 011 0.97 0.91 1.05 1.10 3.63 3.63 14% dolphin mark
1994  3 973 818 24.22 6.05 14.53 3% bee mark
1994  6 000 000 1.21 1.82 2.76 9% dolphin mark
1995  19 990 011 0.97 1.21 1.21 3.63 6.05 15% bee mark
1996  17 013 90.82 0.9% bee mark
1997  15 000 48.44 0.7% bee mark, In Sets only
1998  25 000 21.80 1.1% bee mark, In Sets only
1999  25 500 24.22 1.0% bee mark, In Sets only
2000  100 000 24.22 1.6% bee mark, In Sets only
2001  125 000 12.11 3% horseshoe mark, In Sets only

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