1 Franc coin from 1866A France

Cdb: S170201

1 Franc


Laureate Bust

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Coin Description

Obverse : Laureate bust facing left; "NAPOLÉON III EMPEREUR", A.

Reverse : 1 F on both sides of a displayed eagle on a lightning surrounded the collar of the Legion of Honor on two scepters stitching placed in saltire, based on an ornate tapestry ermine of the interior and bees on the outside, topped by a crown imperial crusaders which depart two ribbons; bee, (date) and anchor below, "EMPIRE FRANÇAIS" above.

Diameter ( mm ) Weight ( gr ) Thickness ( mm )
23,00 5,00 0,00
Edge Metal
Reeded 83.5% Silver
Mint Details
Mint Mint Mark Year
Paris 1866
Mint Director Mint Director's mark
Alfred Renouard de Bussière
Engraver General Engraver's mark
Albert-Desiré Barre
Circulation Mint sets Proof
14.638.380 0 0
Catalogue references
Le Franc Krause

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