France 1998 2 francs KM-1213

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen is a type struck at the Paris mint for France in 1998. It honors René Cassin, author of the Declaration of Human Rights enshrined in the UN charter. It was demonetized in 2005.

Recorded mintage: 5,000,013 plus 45,025,013 of the regular issue (F.272/26).

Specification: 7.5 g, nickel, 26.5 mm diameter, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: F.276/1, KM 1213.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Gadoury, Victor, Monnaies Françaises, 1789-2011, 20me éd., Monaco: Éditions Victor Gadoury, 2011.
  • Prieur, Michel, and Laurent Schmitt, Le Franc 10: Les Monnaies, Paris: Éditions les Chevau-légers, 2014.

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