1 Franc Reunion Copper

Metal:
State:
Reunion             
Issue year(s):
1896

Catalog reference:


1896, Réunion (French Overseas Department). Copper-Nickel Franc Coin



Mint Year: 1896
Mint Place: Paris
Denomination: 1 Franc
Reference: Lecompte 41, KM-5.
 
Material: Copper-Nickel

Diameter: 25mm


Obverse: Togate bust of Mercury left, wearing a winged hat.

Legend: REPUBLICQUE FRANCAISE * ILE DE LA REUNION *


Reverse: Inscription in two lines above date (1896).
Legend:  CONTRE-VALEUR DE POSEE * AU TRESOR COLONIAL *




Réunion (La Réunion) is an island in the Indian Ocean that is an overseas department and region of France. It is located approximately 550 km (340 mi) east of the island of Madagascar and 175 km (109 mi) southwest of the island of Mauritius. As of January 2021, it had a population of 858,450.


Like the other four overseas departments, Réunion also holds the status of a region of France, and is an integral part of the French Republic. Réunion is an outermost region of the European Union and is part of the eurozone.3 Réunion and the fellow French overseas department of Mayotte are the only eurozone regions located in the Southern Hemisphere.


As in the rest of France, the official language of Réunion is French. In addition, a majority of the region’s population speaks Réunion Creole.

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REUNION 1896 1 Franc XF

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REUNION 1896 1 Franc VF

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Posted by: anonymous  2023-10-31
1896, Réunion (French Overseas Department). Copper-Nickel Franc Coin. PCGS AU58! Mint Year: 1896Mint Place: ParisDenomination: 1 FrancReference: Lecompte 41, KM-5. Condition: Certified and graded by PCGS as AU-58!Material: Copper-Nickel Diameter: 25mm Obverse: Togate bust of Mercur ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2017-03-21
REUNION 1896 1 Franc F-VF

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