France 1830-A 1/2 franc
This dime-sized coin was struck at Paris under the régime of king Charles X (1824-30) of France, the year he was overthrown. Some were struck after his abdication. It is a rather available date of a type struck 1825-30. All half francs of this reign are of this type, which is common. It was demonetized in 1869.
The catalog notes 54 dates for the type, some very rare. This date is common.
Recorded mintage: 376,754.
Specification: 2.5 g, .900 fine silver, 18 mm diameter, plain edge. Designed by Auguste-François Michaut, 1786-1879.
Catalog reference: F.180/50, KM 723.1.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Prieur, Michel, and Laurent Schmitt, Le Franc 10: Les Monnaies, Paris: Éditions les Chevau-légers, 2014.
- 1829-A ½ franc
- 1830-A ¼ franc
- 1830-K ¼ franc
- 1830-W ½ franc
- 1830-A franc
- 1830-B franc
- 1830-B 2 francs
- 1830-A 5 francs Charles X
- 1830-D 5 francs Charles X
- 1830-W 5 francs Charles X
- 1830-A 5 francs "Louis Philippe"
- 1830-A 20 francs "Charles X"
- France 1830-A 40 francs "Charles X"
- 1831-H ½ franc
- Coins and currency dated 1830