France 2010 10 cent

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
from the Mountain Groan Collection

The specimen shown is an example of a type struck in France. France began minting euros in 1999. The obverse image is loosely based on the iconic La Semuese of Oscar Roty.

Recorded mintage: unknown but likely common in all grades.

Specification: 4.07 g., Brass, 19.7 mm. Obv: The seed sower divides date and RF by Laurent Jorb after Oscar Roty; Rev: Denomination and globe by Luc Luycx; Edge: grooved.

Catalog reference: KM 1285.

Source:

  • Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001 to date, 3rd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2009.

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