⚠ Numista is currently facing intermittent slowness and outages due to a peak of traffic. We are working to fix the issue within 1 or 2 weeks. Thank you for your patience and your understanding.
Menu

50 Centimes Chambers of Commerce

50 Centimes (Chambers of Commerce) -  obverse50 Centimes (Chambers of Commerce) -  reverse

© Subli37

Features

Country France - Modern
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1920-1929
Value 50 Centimes (0.5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Copper-aluminium
Weight 2 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.21 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References F# 191,
Le Franc
by Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt
(Les Chevau-légers)
Gad# 421,
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)
KM# 884,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 196
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Mercury, the god of commerce (god of abundance and commercial success)

Lettering:
COMMERCE INDUSTRIE
DOMARD INV.
1922

Translation:
COMMERCE INDUSTRY
1922
DOMARD INVENTED (invenit)

Engraver: Joseph-François Domard

Joseph-François Domard was a French coin and medals engraver.

Reverse

Denomination in center, lettering surrounding

Lettering:
✿ CHAMBRES DE COMMERCE DE FRANCE
BON POUR
50
CENTIMES
BR. AL.

Translation:
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF FRANCE
GOOD FOR
50
CENTIMES
Bronze Aluminium

Engraver: Joseph-François Domard

Joseph-François Domard was a French coin and medals engraver.

Edge

Reeded

50 Centimes (Chambers of Commerce) -  obverse

© Eagle68

Comments

Many varieties, especially for 1924 mintage

Open and closed "4" on the 1924 coins

Ole

example of the closed "2" for 1923:

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1920 ESSAI 0.18% Essai (reeded edge)
1920 ESSAI 0.15% Essai (smooth edge)
1921  8,691,867 0.52 1.08 1.66 3.25 20% (fr) F. 191/3
1921 ESSAI 0.2% Essai
1922  86,225,994 0.13 0.37 0.54 1.89 20.89 54% (fr) F. 191/4
1923  0.23 0.26 0.45 2.06 14% closed 2
1923  119,583,707 0.34 0.34 0.54 1.08 27.06 51% open 2
1924  0.51 0.51 14% closed 4
1924  97,036,160 0.13 0.54 0.54 0.65 36% open "4" in "1924"
1925  1.08 2.16 8% closed 2
1925  48,016,611 0.52 0.90 0.90 1.42 26% open 2
1926  46,446,919 0.12 0.50 0.57 2.71 33% (fr) F. 191/8
1927  23,702,858 0.38 0.87 1.14 6.78 29% (fr) F. 191/9
1928  0.97 2.16 11% closed 2
1928  10,329,430 2.16 2.16 15% open 2
1929  5.41 9.74 4% closed 2
1929  6,668,514 6.85 6.85 11% open 2

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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%.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: molokoï, JGA, remy, PIRET, 7475laurent, lpm, sophos, Mickabzh35, Dazilimre, marteau, 1234paja950, addrr, Animalhouse, Arendil, 1983max, DocGoss60, Albano Parra, Aixois, arobase74, msecci, CentVingt, yoh, ninouo67, nguzman, Pufi, maciekq22, tel721, odedbil, lightning, Astor033, phenix57, pelipou, Coupetifs, pol051, wchansen, AlexM, chtipat, KoToFF

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×132)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×19)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 4/54/54/54/54/5 (×8)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×18)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×258)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×16)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×5)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 4/54/54/54/54/5 (×25)
Country: France
Languages : French English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×25)
Country: France
Languages : French English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×633)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×137)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×86)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×105)
Country: United States
Languages : English Arabic Persian Turkish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×17)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×13)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×2)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×27)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×92)
Country: Brazil
Languages : French English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×93)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×157)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×116)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×71)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×134)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×132)
Country: United States
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×18)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English Spanish Romanian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×132)
Country: Poland
Languages : English German Polish Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×35)
Country: Canada
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×33)
Country: Israel
Languages : English German Hebrew
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×22)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×5)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 4/54/54/54/54/5 (×8)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×466)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×153)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: Serbia
Languages : English Spanish Croatian Serbian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×101)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese Russian Ukrainian

» See the details of the coins available for swap

Numista Rarity index: 4 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from the modern period of France

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
Catalog France - Modern 50 Centimes (Chambers of Commerce)