France AN14-H franc
This issue, from the La Rochelle mint, is a rare issue of a type struck in France AN 12-14. A complete set of this type comprises 39 date and mintmark combinations, some very rare. In 1806 the French revolutionary calendar was dropped and normal AD dating resumed.
Specification: 23 mm diameter, 5 grams, .900 fine silver, decorated edge. Designed by Pierre Joseph Tiolier, 1763-1819.
Recorded Mintage: 7,149, 7,164.
Catalog reference: F.201/32, KM 656.6.
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