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5 Francs

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Country French Oceania
(French Polynesia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1952
Value 5 Francs (5 XPF)
Currency CFP Franc (1945-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 3.8 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 1.42 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 4
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Seated Marianne adored with a winged phrygian cap (symbol of Freedom & Liberty ) with a cornucopia (with fruits & nuts) in her right hand and a lighted torch in left hand.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE UNION FRANÇAISE
G.B.BAZOR
1952

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

Island's landscape with palm trees, boats (sail boat & row boat), fruit bowl, flower.

Lettering:
ETABLISSEMENTS
FRANÇAIS
5 F.
DE
L'OCÉANIE

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Edge

Smooth

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1952  2,000,000 1.11 2.06 2.16 2.16 3.41

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