France, 1 Franc Ext Fine 1917

These French Silver 1 Franc coins were some of the last French coins to be struck in silver for regular usage. They have a woman sowing seeds, which is based on a famous painting by Millet. The coins on offer are at least Extremely Fine and many are in Uncirculated condition. We have graded them Extremely Fine but many of you will be getting even better examples. The lowest price we have ever sold them at.
Availability: In stock
SKU: FFR9813
£14.50
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