50 Centimes - Lighter (1941 - 1947)

Features

Denomination 50 Centimes
Catalog Number KM# 894a
Weight (g) 0.7
Diameter (mm) 18
Thickness (mm) 1.19
Shape: Round
Composition: Aluminum
Not Magnetic
Orientation Coin orientation ↑↓
Demonetized
Demonetized 1950-07-31

Obverse

Engraved by Pierre-Alexandre Morlon
Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE
FRANÇAISE
MORLON


Description:
Laureate liberty facing left.

Reverse

Engraved by Pierre-Alexandre Morlon
Lettering:
LIBERTE · EGALITE
FRATERNITE
50
CENTIMES
1945


Description:
Cornucopias flank denomination and year of issue.

Edge

Description:
Plain
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1941 129,758,000 Very Common
1944 9,898,000 Common
1944 B 20,000 Unknown
1944 C 2,968,000 Common
1945 26,224,000 Very Common
1945 B 6,356,819 Common
1945 C 2,968,000 Unknown
1946 24,605,000 Very Common
1946 B 29,344,000 Very Common
1947 51,744,000 Very Common
1947 B 18,504,000 Common

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