1 Franc - Napoleon I

Features

Issuer France
Emperor Napoleon I (1804-1814, 1815)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 12-14 (1803-1805)
Calendar French republican
Value 1 Franc
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1 January 1869
Number N# 8244
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References F# 201,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 443,
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
KM# 656
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Lettering: NAPOLEON EMPEREUR.

Engraver: Pierre-Joseph Tiolier

Pierre-Joseph Tiolier was a French engraver who was appointed the 15th Engraver-General of France.

Reverse

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE.
1
FRANC.
. . AN 13. .A.

Engraver: Pierre-Joseph Tiolier

Pierre-Joseph Tiolier was a French engraver who was appointed the 15th Engraver-General of France.

Mints

A Paris, France (864-date)
BB Strasbourg, France
D Lyon, France
G Geneva, Switzerland
H La Rochelle, France
I Limoges, France
K Bordeaux, France
L Bayonne, France
M Toulouse, France
MA Marseille, France
Q Perpignan, France
T Nantes, France
U Turin, Italy
W Lille, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
12 (1803) A 326 224 15% KM# 656.1
12 (1803) B 30 068 1.2% KM# 656.2
12 (1803) D 3 968 1.2% KM# 656.4
12 (1803) H 4 398 1.2% KM# 656.6
12 (1803) I 42 233 2% KM# 656.7
12 (1803) K 23 771 2% KM# 656.8
12 (1803) L 4 253 1.2% KM# 656.9
12 (1803) M 300 044 7% KM# 656.10
12 (1803) MA 5 582 1.2% KM# 656.11
12 (1803) Q 24 546 2% KM# 656.12
12 (1803) T 3 462 1.2% KM# 656.13
12 (1803) U 1 166 1.2% KM# 656.14
13 (1804) A 2 452 806 15% (fr) F. 201/13 - an 13/12
13 (1804) A 67% KM# 656.1
13 (1804) B 2 900 1.2% KM# 656.2
13 (1804) BB 3 398 1.2% KM# 656.3
13 (1804) D 10 358 1.2% KM# 656.4
13 (1804) G 10 780 1.2% KM# 656.5
13 (1804) H 42 484 2% KM# 656.6
13 (1804) I 389 571 8% KM# 656.7
13 (1804) K 60 121 1.2% KM# 656.8
13 (1804) L 73 394 1.2% KM# 656.9
13 (1804) M 650 821 7% KM# 656.10
13 (1804) MA 27 841 1.2% KM# 656.11
13 (1804) Q 117 313 1.2% KM# 656.12
13 (1804) T 12 766 2% KM# 656.13
13 (1804) U 15 126 1.2% KM# 656.14
13 (1804) W 16 800 2% KM# 656.15
14 (1805) A 297 574 4% KM# 656.1
14 (1805) BB 455 1.2% KM# 656.3
14 (1805) D 2 444 1.2% KM# 656.4
14 (1805) H 7 149 1.2% KM# 656.6
14 (1805) I 2 841 2% KM# 656.7
14 (1805) K 1 520 1.2% KM# 656.8
14 (1805) L 4 101 2% KM# 656.9
14 (1805) M 1 090 1.2% KM# 656.10
14 (1805) MA 6 898 1.2% KM# 656.11
14 (1805) U 15 394 1.2% KM# 656.14
14 (1805) W 4 661 2% KM# 656.15

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