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French silver coinage of 1899

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One of Six Coins, of the French silver coinage of 1898, two two-franc pieces, two one-franc pieces, and two 50-centime pieces. Obv.: REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE. A female figure walkSigned “O. ing to left sowing seed; the sunrise behind. Roty.” Rev. : ' LIBERTE · EGALITE · FRATERNITE · 1898, and the denomination 2 FRANCS, 1 FRANC, or 50 CENTIMES. A spray of olive. Diam, 1 1/16 inch; 7/8 inch; 11/16 inch. Given by Monsieur Léonce Bénédite. V&A no. 930-1898; 930a-1898 to 930/3-1898; 930/3a-1898.

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  • Title: French silver coinage of 1899
  • Date Created: 1898
  • Type: coin

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