France, 20 francs, 1952

This is the coin for Saturday, March 19th.

France, 20 francs, 1952 (KM #917.1)


At the time of its minting, this was the third smallest coin in France by value. (The smallest was the 5 franc coin.) Mintage is 130,281,000.

Metal Aluminum bronze
Weight 4 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.66 mm
Engraver G. Guiraud (reverse)
Shape Round
Demonetized 01-01-1970

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