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The Most Valuable Franklin Half Dollars Franklin half dollars are among the most popular series for collectors of modern United States coins. These 90% silver half dollars bear a portrait of Founding Father and prolific inventor Benjamin Franklin on the obverse. The reverse motif features the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. Here, we look at the top 10 most valuable Irish coins - and just how much you could get if you can find them - according to Irelandcoins.ie. Number 10: The Irish half crown (1931). The 10 Most Expensive Coins and Banknotes in the World 10. 1891 US Red Seal $1,000 bill ($2.5 million). The $1000 bill printed in 1891 depicting Major General George Gordon. 1913 Liberty Head nickel ($3.7 million). The 1913 nickel was pressed without the approval of the U.S. Mint, which had.

ONLINE COINS CATALOG
Previous - coins of France 1793-1870

Ignition zone. See also - commemorative coins of France

Third French Republic (1870-1940)

French franc=100 centimes


20 francs 1933 (1929-1939)
silver
20 FRANCS 1933 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain columns flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head right
Coin value - $10-15
10 francs 1930 (1929-1939)
silver
10 FRANCS 1930 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain columns flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head right
Coin value - $8-10
5 francs 1870
silver
5 FRANCS 1870 / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Wreath
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Laureate head left
Coin value - $50-70
5 francs 1873 (1871-1878)
silver
5 FRANCS 1873 / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Wreath
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Hercules with the personification of Liberty and Equality
Coin value - $30-40
5 francs 1933
nickel
5 FRANCS / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain sprigs
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / 1933 / Head right
Coin value - $2-3
5 francs 1935 (1933-1939)
nickel
5 FRANCS 1935 / RF / Sectioned wreath
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - $2-3
5 francs 1940 (1938-1940)

aluminum-bronze
struck for colonial use in Algeria
5 FRANCS 1940 / RF / Sectioned wreath
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - $6-8
2 francs 1895 (1870-1895)
silver
2 FRANCS 1895 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - $10-15
2 francs 1915 (1898-1920)
silver
2 FRANCS 1915 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Leafy branch
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Figure sowing seed
Coin value - $8-10
2 francs 1923 (1920-1927)
aluminum-bronze
BON POUR 2 FRANCS / CHAMBER DE COMMERCE DE FRANCE
COMMERCE INDUSTRIE / 1923 / Mercury seated left with caduceus and shield
Coin value - ~$1
2 francs 1938 (1931-1941)
aluminum-bronze
2 FRANCS 1938 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISEE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
1 franc 1887 (1871-1895)
silver
1 FRANC 1887 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - $7-10
1 franc 1918 (1897-1920)
silver
1 FRANC 1918 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Leafy branch
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Figure sowing seed
Coin value - $5-8
1 franc 1923 (1920-1927)
aluminum-bronze
BON POUR 1 FRANC / CHAMBER DE COMMERCE DE FRANCE
COMMERCE INDUSTRIE / 1923 / Mercury seated left with caduceus and shieldMost Valuable Coins
Coin value - ~$1
1 franc 1938 (1931-1941)
aluminum-bronze
1 FRANC 1938 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISEE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
50 centimes 1894 (1871-1895)
silver
50 CENT. 1894 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - $7-10
50 centimes 1917 (1897-1920)

silver
50 CENTIMES 1917 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Leafy branch
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Figure sowing seed
Coin value - $3-5
50 centimes 1922 (1921-1929)
aluminum-bronze
BON POUR 50 CENTIMES / CHAMBER DE COMMERCE DE FRANCE
COMMERCE INDUSTRIE / 1922 / Mercury seated left with caduceus and shield
Coin value - <$1
50 centimes 1939 (1931-1941)
aluminum-bronze
50 CENTIMES 1939 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
25 centimes 1903

nickel
25 CENTIMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1903
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate Liberty head left
Coin value - $1-2
25 centimes 1905 (1904-1905)

nickel
25 CENTIMES / 1905 / Oak leaves
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate Liberty head left
Coin value - $1-2
25 centimes 1914 (1914-1917)
copper-nickel
dash below 'MES'
25 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1914 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - $5-8
25 centimes 1930 (1917-1937)
copper-nickel
without dash below 'MES'
25 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1930 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - <$1
25 centimes 1939 (1938-1940)
nickel-bronze
without dash below 'MES'
25 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1939 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - <$1
10 centimes 1897 (1870-1898)
bronze
10 CENTIMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 1897 / Laureate head left
Coin value - $4-6
10 centimes 1902 (1898-1921)

bronze
10 C / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1902 / Republic protecting her child
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty head right
Coin value - $1-3
10 centimes 1919 (1917-1938)

copper-nickel
10 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1919 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - <$1
10 centimes 1938 (1938-1939)

nickel-bronze
Diameter 21.30 mm. Weight 3.20 g.
10 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1938 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - <$1
10 centimes 1939
nickel-bronze
Diameter 21.30 mm. Weight 3.0 g.
thin flan (1.35-1.44 mm.)
10 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE 1939 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - <$1
5 centimes 1871 (1871-1898)

bronze
5 CENTIMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 1871 / Laureate head left
Coin value - $2-4
5 centimes 1917 (1898-1921)

bronze
5 C / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1917 / Republic protecting her child
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty head right
Coin value - $1-2
5 centimes 1919 (1917-1920)

copper-nickel
5 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1919 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - <$1
5 centimes 1938 (1920-1938)
copper-nickel
5 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1938 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - <$1
5 centimes (1938-1939)
nickel-bronze
5 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1939 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - <$1
2 centimes 1893 (1877-1897)
bronze
2 CENTIMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 1893 / Laureate head left
Coin value - $5-8
2 centimes 1911 (1898-1920)

bronze
2 CENTIMES 1911 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty head right
Coin value - $3-6
1 centime 1896 (1872-1897)
bronze
1 CENTIME / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 1896 / Laureate head left
Coin value - $5-8
1 centime 1920 (1898-1920)

bronze
1 CENTIME 1920 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty head right
Coin value - $3-5

German Occupation (1940-1944)

French franc=100 centimes


2 francs 1941 (1931-1941)
aluminum-bronze
2 FRANCS 1941 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISEE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
2 francs 1941 (1941-1959)

aluminum
2 FRANCS 1941 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISEE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
2 francs 1944
brass
for circulation in France and Algeria
2 FRANCS / LIBERTE-EGALITE-FRATERNITE / 1944
FRANCE / Wreath
Coin value - $10-12
1 franc 1941 (1931-1941)
aluminum-bronze
1 FRANC 1941 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISEE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
1 franc 1941 (1941-1959)

aluminum
1 FRANC 1941 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISEE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
50 centimes 1941 (1931-1941)
aluminum-bronze
50 CENTIMES 1941 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISEE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
50 centimes 1941 (1941-1947)
aluminum
50 CENTIMES 1941 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISEE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
10 centimes 1941

zinc
without dash below 'MES'
10 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1941 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - $2-4
10 centimes 1941

zinc
dash below 'MES'
10 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1941 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - <$1
10 centimes 1941

zinc
dash below MES, dots before and after date
10 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1941 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - ~$1

French State (Vichy France) (1940-1944)

French franc=100 centimes


2 francs 1943 (1943-1944)
aluminum
2 FRANCS 1943 / TRAVAIL FAMILIE PATRIE / Oak leaves flank
ETAT FRANCAIS / Double bit axe, grain sprigs flank
Coin value - <$1
1 franc 1943 (1942-1944)
aluminum
1 FRANC 1943 / TRAVAIL FAMILIE PATRIE / Oak leaves flank
ETAT FRANCAIS / Double bit axe, grain sprigs flank
Coin value - <$1
50 centimes 1942 (1942-1944)

aluminum
50 CENTIMES 1942 / TRAVAIL FAMILIE PATRIE / Oak leaves flank
ETAT FRANCAIS / Double bit axe, grain sprigs flank
Coin value - <$1
20 centimes 1941

zinc
VINGT CENTIMES 1941 / oak leaves flank center hole
ETAT FRANCAIS / Grain sprigs flank center hole
Coin value - $1-2
20 centimes 1943 (1941-1943)

zinc
Diameter 24.00 mm. Weight 3.5 g.
thick flan
20 CENTIMES 1943 / oak leaves flank center hole
ETAT FRANCAIS / Grain sprigs flank center hole
Coin value - ~$1
20 centimes 1944 (1941-1944)

zinc
Diameter 24.00 mm. Weight 3.0 g.
thin flan
20 CENTIMES 1944 / oak leaves flank center hole
ETAT FRANCAIS / Grain sprigs flank center hole
Coin value - ~$1
10 centimes 1941 (1941-1943)

zinc
Diameter 21.00 mm. Weight 2.7 g.
10 CENTIMES 1941 / oak leaves flank center hole
ETAT FRANCAIS / Grain sprigs flank center hole
Coin value - <$1
10 centimes 1941 (1941-1943)

zinc
Diameter 21.30 mm. Weight 2.5 g.
thin flan (1.3 mm.)
10 CENTIMES 1941 / oak leaves flank center hole
ETAT FRANCAIS / Grain sprigs flank center hole
Coin value - $1-3
10 centimes 1943 (1943-1944)

zinc

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10 CENTIMES 1943 / oak leaves flank center hole
ETAT FRANCAIS / Grain sprigs flank center hole
Coin value - $1-2

Provisional Government of the French Republic (1944-1946)

French franc=100 centimes


10 francs 1946 (1945-1947)
copper-nickel
10 FRANCS 1946 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain columns flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head right
Coin value - $1-2
5 francs 1946 (1945-1952)

aluminum
without mint mark
5 FRANCS 1946 / RF / Sectioned wreath
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
5 francs 1946 (1945-1947)

aluminum-bronze
struck for colonial use in Africa
5 FRANCS / RF / Sectioned wreath
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - $2-4
2 francs 1946 (1941-1959)

aluminum
2 FRANCS 1946 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
1 franc 1944 (1941-1959)

aluminum
1 FRANC 1944 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
50 centimes 1945 (1941-1947)

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aluminum
50 CENTIMES 1945 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE
Coin value - <$1
20 centimes (1945-1946)

zinc
20 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1945 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - $10-15Most Valuable Coins
10 centimes 1945

zinc
10 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1945 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Coin value - $1-2

Furth French Republic (1946-1958)

French franc=100 centimes


100 francs 1954 (1954-1958)
copper-nickel
with mint mark
100 FRANCS 1954 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain sprigs
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty bust with torch right
Coin value - <$1
100 francs 1955 (1954-1958)
copper-nickel
without mint mark
100 FRANCS 1955 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain sprigs
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty bust with torch right
Coin value - <$1
50 francs 1951 (1950-1958)
aluminum-bronze
without mint mark
50 FRANCS 1951 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Rooster above laurel leaves
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Head left
Coin value - <$1
50 francs 1952 (1950-1958)
aluminum-bronze
with mint mark
50 FRANCS 1952 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Rooster above laurel leaves
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Head left
Coin value - <$1
20 francs 1950 (1950-1953)

Most Valuable Coins 2020

aluminum-bronze
without mint mark
20 FRANCS 1950 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Rooster above laurel leaves
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Head left
Coin value - <$1
20 francs 1952 (1950-1953)
aluminum-bronze
with mint mark
20 FRANCS 1952 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Rooster above laurel leaves
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Head left
Coin value - <$1
10 francs 1948 (1947-1949)
copper-nickel
without mint mark
10 FRANCS 1948 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain columns flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head right
Coin value - <$1
10 francs 1949 (1947-1949)
copper-nickel
with mint mark
10 FRANCS 1948 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain columns flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head right
Coin value - <$1
10 francs 1951 (1950-1958)
aluminum-bronze
with mint mark
10 FRANCS 1951 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Rooster above laurel leaves
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Head left
Coin value - <$1
10 francs 1958 (1950-1958)
aluminum-bronze
without mint mark
10 FRANCS 1958 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Rooster above laurel leaves
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Head left
Coin value - <$1
5 francs 1947 (1945-1952)

aluminum
without mint mark, closed '9' in date
5 FRANCS 1947 / R F / Sectioned wreath
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
5 francs 1947 (1945-1952)

aluminum
without mint mark, opened '9' in date
5 FRANCS 1949 / R F / Sectioned wreath
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
5 francs 1948 (1945-1952)

aluminum
with mint mark, opened '9' in date
5 FRANCS 1948 / R F / Sectioned wreath
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
5 francs 1949 (1945-1952)

aluminum
with mint mark, closed '9' in date
5 FRANCS 1949 / R F / Sectioned wreath
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
2 francs 1948 (1941-1959)
aluminum
2 FRANCS 1948 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
1 franc 1958 (1941-1959)

aluminum
1 FRANC 1958 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1
50 centimes 1947 (1941-1947)

aluminum
50 CENTIMES 1947 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Coin value - <$1

Fifth French Republic (from 1958)

Reform 1960
French franc=100 centimes


100 francs 1983 (1982-2000)
silver
100 F / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Leaves
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / AUX GRANDE HOMMES LA PATRIE RECONNAISSANTE / 1983 / Pantheon
Coin value - $15-20
50 francs 1977 (1974-1980)
silver
50 FRANCS / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 1977 / Wreath
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Hercules with the personification of Liberty and Equality
Coin value - $20-25
20 francs 1992 (1992-2001)
trimelallic - copper-aluminum-nickel/nickel/copper-aluminum-nickel
20 F / 1992 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Mont St. Michel
Coin value - $3-4
10 francs 1977 (1974-1987)
nickel-brass
10 FRANCS / High tension towers and electric transmission wires
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 1977 / Stylized map of France
Coin value - <$1
10 francs 1988 (1988-2000)
bi-metallic - stainless steel/aluminum-bronze
10 F 1988
R F / Winged figure
Coin value - <$1
5 francs 1964 (1960-1969)
silver
5 FRANCS / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1964 / Branchesl
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Seed Sower
Coin value - $8-12
5 francs 1971 (1971-2001)
nickel clad copper-nickel
5 FRANCS / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1971 / Branches
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Seed Sower
Coin value - <$1
2 francs 1979 (1979-2001)

nickel
2 FRANCS / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1979 / Branches
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Seed Sower
Coin value - <$1
1 franc 1960 (1960-2001)

nickel
1 FRANC / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1960 / Laurel
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Seed Sower
Coin value - <$1
1/2 franc 2000 (1965-2001)

nickel
1/2 FRANC / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 2000 / Laurel
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Seed Sower
Coin value - <$1
50 centimes 1962 (1962-1963)

aluminum-bronze
3 folds in collar
50 CENTIMES 1962 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain sprig below, laurel branch at left
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty bust left
Coin value - ~$1
50 centimes 1963 (1962-1964)

aluminum-bronze
4 folds in collar
50 CENTIMES 1963 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain sprig below, laurel branch at left
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty bust left
Coin value - ~$1
20 centimes 1973 (1962-2001)

aluminum-bronze
20 CENTIMES 1973 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain sprig below, laurel branch at left
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty bust left
Coin value - <$1
10 centimes 1997 (1962-2001)

aluminum-bronze
10 CENTIMES 1997 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain sprig below, laurel branch at left
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty bust left
Coin value - <$1
5 centimes 1964 (1961-1964)

stainless steel
5 CENTIMES / 1964
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Grain sprig
Coin value - <$1
5 centimes 1980 (1966-2001)

aluminum-bronze
5 CENTIMES 1980 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain sprig below, laurel branch at left
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty bust left
Coin value - <$1
1 centime 1967 (1962-2001)

stainless steel
1 CENTIME / 1967
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Grain sprig
Coin value - <$1Next - French euro coins
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