1 Franc

1 Franc - obverse1 Franc - reverse

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Features

Issuer Réunion (France)
Period French Union (1946-1958)
Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1948-1973
Value 1 Franc (1 XPF)
Currency CFP franc (1945-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.3 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 8065
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 6,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 4
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Marianne (winged liberty) facing left wearing a winged Phrygian cap, and four ships in the background with the date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
L.BAZOR GB
1948

Translation: French Republic

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor Read more on Wikipedia

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

Sugar cane plants divide value with the issuer name above

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REUNION
1 F.

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor Read more on Wikipedia

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1948  3 000 000 $ 2.30 $ 2.30 $ 2.80 $ 2.80 $ 3.70 $ 3.70 58% KM#6.1; wing privy mark
1964  1 000 000 $ 2.70 $ 3.00 $ 3.00 $ 3.00 47% KM#6.1; owl privy mark
1968  450 000 3% KM#6.1; owl privy mark
1969  500 000 5% KM#6.1; owl mark
1969  1.5% KM#6.2; owl privy mark (thinner planchet)
1971  800 000 $ 5.20 8% KM#6.1; owl privy mark
1973  500 000 $ 5.20 6% KM#6.1; owl privy mark

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