French Indochina 1900-A 10 centimes

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was issued from the Paris mint 1898-1919 and superseded a similar design of .900 fineness (KM 2) issued 1885-97. Billon coins with this design were minted 1920-31. The date is not rare tho better than the common dates, 1902 and 1913.

Recorded mintage: 3,600,000.

Specification: 2.7 g, .835 fine silver, .072 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 9.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Gadoury, Victor, and George Cousinié, Monnaies Coloniales Françaises, 1670-1988, 2me Éd., Monaco: Éditions Victor Gadoury, 1988.

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