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French Third Republic coins catalog with values

 

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Third French Republic (1870-1940)

French franc=100 centimes

coin France 20 francs 1933
20 francs 1933 (1929-1939)

1929, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1939
silver
20 FRANCS 1933 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain columns flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head right
Value - 10-15 USD

 

 

coin France 10 francs 1930
10 francs 1930 (1929-1939)

1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1939
silver
10 FRANCS 1930 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain columns flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head right
Value - 8-10 USD

 

 

coin France 5 francs 1870
5 francs 1870

silver
5 FRANCS 1870 / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Wreath
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Laureate head left
Value - 50-70 USD

 

coin France 5 francs 1873
5 francs 1873 (1871-1878)

1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878
silver
5 FRANCS 1873 / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Wreath
LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Hercules with the personification of Liberty and Equality
Value - 30-40 USD

 

coin France 5 francs 1933
5 francs 1933

nickel
5 FRANCS / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Grain sprigs
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / 1933 / Head right
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin France 5 francs 1935
5 francs 1935 (1933-1939)

1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
nickel
5 FRANCS 1935 / RF / Sectioned wreath
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin France 5 francs 1940
5 francs 1940 (1938-1940)

1938, 1939, 1940
aluminium-bronze
struck for colonial use in Algeria
5 FRANCS 1940 / RF / Sectioned wreath
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Value - 6-8 USD

 

 

coin France 2 francs 1895
2 francs 1895 (1870-1895)

1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1878, 1881, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1894, 1895
silver
2 FRANCS 1895 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Value - 10-15 USD

 

coin France 2 francs 1915
2 francs 1915 (1898-1920)

1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1904, 1905, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920
silver
2 FRANCS 1915 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Leafy branch
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Figure sowing seed
Value - 8-10 USD

 

coin France 2 francs 1923
2 francs 1923 (1920-1927)

1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927
aluminium-bronze
BON POUR 2 FRANCS / CHAMBER DE COMMERCE DE FRANCE
COMMERCE INDUSTRIE / 1923 / Mercury seated left with caduceus and shield
Value - ~1 USD

 

coin France 2 francs 1938
2 francs 1938 (1931-1941)

1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941
aluminium-bronze
2 FRANCS 1938 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISEE / Laureate head left
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin France 1 franc 1887
1 franc 1887 (1871-1895)

1871, 1872, 1878, 1881, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1894, 1895
silver
1 FRANC 1887 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Value - 7-10 USD

 

coin France 1 franc 1918
1 franc 1918 (1898-1920)

1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920
silver
1 FRANC 1918 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Leafy branch
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Figure sowing seed
Value - 5-8 USD

 

coin France 1 franc 1923
1 franc 1923 (1920-1927)

1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927
aluminium-bronze
BON POUR 1 FRANC / CHAMBER DE COMMERCE DE FRANCE
COMMERCE INDUSTRIE / 1923 / Mercury seated left with caduceus and shield
Value - ~1 USD

 

coin France 1 franc 1938
1 franc 1938 (1931-1941)

1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941
aluminium-bronze
1 FRANC 1938 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQVE FRANCAISEE / Laureate head left
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin France 50 centimes 1894
50 centimes 1894 (1871-1895)

1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1878, 1881, 1882, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895
silver
50 CENT. 1894 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Value - 7-10 USD

 

coin France 50 centimes 1917
50 centimes 1917 (1897-1920)

1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920
silver
50 CENTIMES 1917 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Leafy branch
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Figure sowing seed
Value - 3-5 USD

 

coin France 50 centimes 1922
50 centimes 1922 (1921-1929)

1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929
aluminium-bronze
BON POUR 50 CENTIMES / CHAMBER DE COMMERCE DE FRANCE
COMMERCE INDUSTRIE / 1922 / Mercury seated left with caduceus and shield
Value - <1 USD

 

coin France 50 centimes 1939
50 centimes 1939 (1931-1941)

1931, 1932, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941
aluminium-bronze
50 CENTIMES 1939 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Cornucopias flank
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate head left
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin France 25 centimes 1903
25 centimes 1903

nickel
25 CENTIMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1903
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate Liberty head left
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin France 25 centimes 1905
25 centimes 1905 (1904-1905)

nickel
25 CENTIMES / 1905 / Oak leaves
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Laureate Liberty head left
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin France 25 centimes 1914
25 centimes 1914 (1914-1917)

1914, 1915, 1916, 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
Value - 5-8 USD

 

coin France 25 centimes 1930
25 centimes 1930 (1917-1937)

1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1936, 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
Value - <1 USD

 

coin France 25 centimes 1939
25 centimes 1939 (1938-1940)

1938, 1939, 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
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin France 10 centimes 1897
10 centimes 1897 (1870-1898)

1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898
bronze
10 CENTIMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 1897 / Laureate head left
Value - 4-6 USD

 

coin France 10 centimes 1902
10 centimes 1902 (1898-1921)

1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1920, 1921
bronze
10 C / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1902 / Republic protecting her child
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty head right
Value - 1-3 USD

 

coin France 10 centimes 1919
10 centimes 1919 (1917-1938)

1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938
copper-nickel
10 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1919 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Value - <1 USD

 

coin France 10 centimes 1938
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
Value - <1 USD

 

coin France 10 centimes 1939
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
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin France 5 centimes 1871
5 centimes 1871 (1871-1898)

1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898
bronze
5 CENTIMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 1871 / Laureate head left
Value - 2-4 USD

 

coin France 5 centimes 1917
5 centimes 1917 (1898-1921)

1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1920, 1921
bronze
5 C / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1917 / Republic protecting her child
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty head right
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin France 5 centimes 1917
5 centimes 1919 (1917-1920)

1917, 1918, 1919, 1920
copper-nickel
5 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1919 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Value - <1 USD

 

coin France 5 centimes 1938
5 centimes 1938 (1920-1938)

1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938
copper-nickel
5 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1938 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Value - <1 USD

 

coin France 5 centimes 1919
5 centimes 1939 (1938-1939)

nickel-bronze
5 CMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / 1939 / Plant
R F / Monogram within wreath divided by center hole, liberty cap above
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin France 2 centimes 1893
2 centimes 1893 (1877-1897)

1877, 1878, 1879, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897
bronze
2 CENTIMES / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 1893 / Laureate head left
Value - 5-8 USD

 

coin France 2 centimes 1911
2 centimes 1911 (1898-1920)

1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1916, 1919, 1920
bronze
2 CENTIMES 1911 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty head right
Value - 3-6 USD

 

coin France 1 centime 1896
1 centime 1896 (1872-1897)

1872, 1874, 1875, 1877, 1879, 1882, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897
bronze
1 CENTIME / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 1896 / Laureate head left
Value - 5-8 USD

 

coin France 1 centime 1920
1 centime 1920 (1898-1920)

1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1916, 1919, 1920
bronze
1 CENTIME 1920 / LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE / Wreath
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / Liberty head right
Value - 3-5 USD

 

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Charles IX (1560-1574)

Henry III (1574-1589)

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Louis XV (1715-1774)

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Napoleon I (1804-1814)

Louis XVIII (1815-1824)

Charles X (1824-1830)

Louis Philippe I (1830-1848)

Second Republic (1848-1852)

Napoleon III (1852-1870)

WW2 (Vichy and occupation)

Fourth Republic (1946-1958)

Fifth Republic Francs coinage (1958-2001)

Commemorative francs

Brief catalog 1870-2001

Euro

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Coins of French Third Republic in the catalog are presented divided by historical periods, indicating the main characteristics and differences by type.
Inside the sections, the coins are sorted by denomination - from large to small.
The cost of the coin is approximate and is indicated specifically for the coin shown in the picture. You can use this price to evaluate similar coins (of the same type), but remember that the value is affected by many factors, such as the state of preservation and the date of minting. The cost of coins of the same type can vary greatly depending on the number of surviving copies.
Coins of French Third Republic presented on this page are not sold or bought - this is only a catalog.