½ Franc - Napoleon I

Features

Issuer France
Emperor Napoleon I (1804-1814, 1815)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 11-12 (1802-1803)
Calendar French republican
Value ½ Franc (0.5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 2.50 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1 January 1869
Number N# 8252
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References F# 173,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Gad# 394,
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
KM# 648
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: BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL·

Engraver: Pierre-Joseph Tiolier

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

Reverse

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE. DEMI FRANC.
.. AN 12. .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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
11 (1802) A 31 380 23% KM#648.1
12 (1803) A 280 361 58% KM#648.1
12 (1803) BB 2 125 10% KM#648.2
12 (1803) D 13 716 13% KM#648.3
12 (1803) G 7 407 10% KM#648.4
12 (1803) H 1 988 10% KM#648.5
12 (1803) I 416 350 19% KM#648.6
12 (1803) K 11 668 10% KM#648.7
12 (1803) L 54 128 23% KM#648.8
12 (1803) M 136 236 10% KM#648.9
12 (1803) MA 26 052 13% KM#648.10
12 (1803) Q 53 589 10% KM#648.11
12 (1803) T 16 885 13% KM#648.12
12 (1803) U 3 150 13% KM#648.13

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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