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5 Francs

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Features

Country France
Period Third Republic (1870-1940)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1933-1939
Value 5 Francs (5)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Nickel
Weight 12 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 2.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 09-21-1939
References F# 336,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France. ISBN 9782916996554.
Gad# 760,
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .
KM# 888,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 203
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Laureate head left

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
A. LAVRILLIER

Translation: FRENCH REPUBLIC

Engraver: André-Marie Lavrillier

André-Marie Lavrillier, born on May 7, 1885 in Paris, and died in 1958, is a French engraver-medalist, winner of the Prix de Rome in 1914.

Reverse

Denomination above date within sectioned wreath

Lettering:
RF
5
FRANCS
1938

Engraver: André-Marie Lavrillier

André-Marie Lavrillier, born on May 7, 1885 in Paris, and died in 1958, is a French engraver-medalist, winner of the Prix de Rome in 1914.

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1933  56,686,410 1.54 1.77 2.36 3.54 8.43 3.38 75% 3 variants; see comments
1933 ESSAI 1.8% Essai
1934 ESSAI 0.2% Essai
1935  54,164,533 1.80 2.36 3.22 5.29 1.04 59% 2 variants; see comments
1936  186,336 0.9% Very rare
1937  1,925,844 70.73 151.55 3% (fr) F. 336/6
1938  4,819,051 44.21 141.47 6% (fr) F. 336/7
1939  157,700 0.7% very very rare (only 10 pieces found)

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