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Metal euro (francs and centimes) - coins of France

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The Republic France is member country the European union . Monetary unit - euro - to equal 100 eurocents.

Till January, 01st, 2002 francs - to equal 100 centimes were cash token moneys of France. A nominal number of the native currency of France has been presented by coins of denomination of 5, 10, 20, 50 centimes, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 francs.

In 1960 the new franc which has replaced old francs under the relation 1:100 has been entered into France. Coins from stainless steel of 1 and 5 centimes, Aluminum-Bronze 10, 20 and 50 centimes, nickeliferous 1 franc and silver 5 francs have been manufactured. The silver coin of 10 francs has been entered in 1965, then a coin from Aluminum-Bronze an alloy of 5 centimes and a nickeliferous coin of 50 centimes in 1966.

The Nickeliferous coin of 10 francs has been manufactured in 1986, but has been fast removed because of mess with a coin in half of franc and unpopular design. A coin of 10 francs have rapped out from Aluminum-Bronze an alloy, then it began to manufacture the bimetallic. Silver coins of 50 francs were manufactured in 1974-1980, but have been introduced from the circulation after an appreciation to silver in 1980. The coin of 100 francs, in silver, has been rapped out and propagated in a small amount, up to euro introduction. All French coins have been definitively introduced from the circulation in 2005 and any more are not subject to an exchange for euro in Bank of France.

Nominal value: 10 centimes
Stamping: 1995
the Material: a Copper-aluminium-nickel alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 centimes of France the Reverse of 10 centimes of France
Nominal value: 2 francs
Stamping: 1980
the Material: Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 2 francs of France the Reverse 2 francs of France

The French coins of euro on the reverse contain letters RF (Republic France), the names of designers written in small print, and the corresponding plotting: the stylised tree as a symbol of a life and a development continuity (1 and 2 euro), the girl-sower (10, 20 and 50 eurocents) and the collective image of young girl Maryanna - an embodiment of republic since wreck of the Second empire (1, 2 and 5 euro-cents).

Nominal value: 1 eurocent
Stamping: 1999
the Material: the Copper-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 eurocent of France the Reverse 1 eurocent of France
Nominal value: 10 eurocents
Stamping: 2000
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 eurocents of France the Reverse of 10 eurocents of France

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