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Some patterns from France

Started by <k>, August 24, 2011, 07:27:48 PM

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Napoleon II and Napoleon IV. 

See also this topic: The Bonaparte Clan on Coins
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#1
Nickel 2 Centimes pattern, 1889.
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#2
25 Centimes pattern in nickel, 1914.
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#3
5 Francs pattern in nickel, 1933.
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#4
25 Francs pattern of 1935: bimetal, in aluminum-bronze and silver.
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#5
20 centimes pattern, 1961.
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#6
More patterns from 1961.
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#7
100 francs pattern of 1950.
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#8
Patterns, 1947 to 1958.
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#9
A rather rudimentary 5 centimes pattern of 1909.
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Bimat

#10
Quote from: coffeetime on August 24, 2011, 07:32:33 PM
25 Francs pattern of 1935: bimetal, in aluminum-bronze and silver.

Is it official pattern? :o :o :o

Aditya
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Quote from: Bimat on August 31, 2011, 09:25:44 AM
Is it official pattern? :o :o :o

Aditya

Here is the only data I have:

France, 25 Francs, 1935 [ESSAI, Bi-metal (Aluminum-Bronze + Silver)].
Sold for: US $1,955 [Bowers and Merena Auctions (The February 2008 Baltimore Auction Session Four)].
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#12
Some 1960s patterns from Raymond Joly.
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#13
More from Joly.
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chrisild

Some nice ones there, esepcially among the heads for the 20 centimes and the older brass pieces (replies #5 and #8). However, that rooster in reply #6 ... nah, thanks. Also, Joly's patterns are a little crude in my opinion ...

Christian