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''Specification:'' 2 g, bronze, 20 mm diameter, plain edge.
 
''Specification:'' 2 g, bronze, 20 mm diameter, plain edge.
  
''Catalog reference:'' F.107/2, KM 754.
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''Catalog reference:'' F.107/2, KM-776.2; Gad-103.
  
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
* <sup>[1]</sup>Prieur, Michel, and Laurent Schmitt,  ''Le Franc 10: Les Monnaies,''  Paris: Éditions les Chevau-légers, 2014.
 
* <sup>[1]</sup>Prieur, Michel, and Laurent Schmitt,  ''Le Franc 10: Les Monnaies,''  Paris: Éditions les Chevau-légers, 2014.
 
* Gadoury, Victor, ''Monnaies Françaises, 1789-2011, 20me éd.,'' Monaco: Éditions Victor Gadoury, 2011.
 
* Gadoury, Victor, ''Monnaies Françaises, 1789-2011, 20me éd.,'' Monaco: Éditions Victor Gadoury, 2011.
* Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed.'', Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
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* Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed.'', Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  
 
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* [[France 1853-B 5 centimes|1853-B 5 centimes]]
 
* [[France 1853-B 5 centimes|1853-B 5 centimes]]
 
* [[France 1853-A 10 centimes|1853-A 10 centimes]]
 
* [[France 1853-A 10 centimes|1853-A 10 centimes]]
* [[France 1853-A 20 centimes]]
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* [[France 1853 10 centimes KM-M24|1853 10 centimes, visit of the Emperor & Empress to the Bourse at Lille]]
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* [[France 1853-B 10 centimes|1853-B 10 centimes]]
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* [[France 1853-A 20 centimes|1853-A 20 centimes]]
 
* [[France 1853-A 50 centimes|1853-A 50 centimes]]
 
* [[France 1853-A 50 centimes|1853-A 50 centimes]]
 
* [[France 1853-A franc|1853-A franc]]
 
* [[France 1853-A franc|1853-A franc]]

Latest revision as of 18:19, 11 April 2020

from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The regime of Napoleon III finally carried out plans developed during the 1840's to melt down and remint all the old copper circulating in France, some of it dating back to before the Revolution of 1789. Several branch mints were reopened for this purpose. The existing mints were Paris ("A"), Strasbourg ("BB") and Bordeaux ("K"); the reopened mints were Lille ("W"), Marseilles ("MA"), Rouen ("B", shown here) and Lyon ("D"). The two centimes is the scarcest of the bronze denominations of Napoleon III, tho it is not rare.

Recorded mintage: 538,580[1], a better date.

Specification: 2 g, bronze, 20 mm diameter, plain edge.

Catalog reference: F.107/2, KM-776.2; Gad-103.

Source:

  • [1]Prieur, Michel, and Laurent Schmitt, Le Franc 10: Les Monnaies, Paris: Éditions les Chevau-légers, 2014.
  • Gadoury, Victor, Monnaies Françaises, 1789-2011, 20me éd., Monaco: Éditions Victor Gadoury, 2011.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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