10 Francs

10 Francs -  obverse10 Francs -  reverse

Obverse © nordboutik59 – Reverse © Jérémy Pureur

Features

Issuer France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1988-2001
Value 10 Francs (10 FRF)
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel centre in copper-aluminium-nickel ring (Ring: 92% Copper, 6% Aluminium, 2% Nickel)
Weight 6.5 g
Diameter 22.86 mm
Thickness 2.1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 17 February 2005
Number N# 9
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References F# 375,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
Schön# 259,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
KM# 964.1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Gad# 827
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

A representation of the Génie de la Liberté (the Spirit of Freedom, approximately), a sculpture located at the top of the "July Column" in Paris, is flanked with the letters R and F, the initials of the French Republic. The rim constitutes a striated geometrical pattern.

Script: Latin

Lettering: R F

Unabridged legend: République Française

Translation: French Republic

Engraver: Jean Luc Maréchal

Reverse

The face value, crossed out with wide stripes, is surrounded by the French motto: "LIBERTÉ ÉGALITÉ FRATERNITÉ" (liberty, equality, fraternity)

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LIBERTÉ EGALITÉ
10F
1990
FRATERNITÉ

Translation:
Liberty Equality
Brotherhood

Engraver: Jean Luc Maréchal

Edge

5 groups of reeds

10 Francs -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France (1973-date)

Comments

Different privy marks throughout mintages.
Dolphin 1988-93 Rousseau.
Bee 1994-2000 Pierre Rodier
Horseshoe  2001 Gérard Buquoy

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1988  99 992 576 $ 0.15 $ 0.52 $ 1.04 $ 1.04 $ 1.36 $ 2.61 $ 4.15 45% dolphin mark
1988  1 850 $ 0.82 0.8% Essai
1989  249 980 449 $ 0.09 $ 0.45 $ 1.04 $ 1.04 $ 1.20 $ 2.09 $ 5.21 55% dolphin mark
1989  $ 0.98 $ 0.98 $ 0.98 $ 1.39 4% dolphin mark, edge variety: 4 x 12 and 1 x 13 reeds
1990  250 000 011 $ 0.19 $ 0.64 $ 0.64 $ 0.92 $ 1.20 $ 4.38 $ 5.21 55% dolphin mark
1991  249 987 011 $ 0.31 $ 0.35 $ 0.64 $ 0.68 $ 1.30 $ 3.13 $ 4.17 50% dolphin mark
1991  2 500 1.3% dolphin mark, axis: medal alignment
1992  99 966 111 $ 0.42 $ 0.52 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 2.07 $ 2.07 22% dolphin mark
1992  2 698 3% dolphin mark, axis: medal alignment
1993  3 095 0.6% dolphin mark
1994  10 000 $ 73 0.7% bee mark
1995  19 011 $ 15 0.9% bee mark
1996  17 013 $ 20 $ 20 0.7% bee mark
1997  15 000 0.6% bee mark
1998  25 000 $ 21 1.1% bee mark
1999  25 500 $ 17 0.9% bee mark
2000  28 056 013 $ 0.52 $ 1.38 $ 1.38 $ 1.80 $ 6.50 $ 6.50 16% bee mark
2001  125 000 $ 10 3% horseshoe mark

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