France, Third Republic (1871-1940), gold 100 Francs

Item Reference: C223008747 Reserved Share
France, Third Republic (1871-1940), gold 100 Francs, 1935, Paris mint, REPVBLIQUE FRANÇAISE, signed L. BAZOR, head of Republic left. Rev. 100 FRANCS, denomination above grain sprig, date below, laurel and…
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France, Third Republic (1871-1940), gold 100 Francs, 1935, Paris mint, REPVBLIQUE FRANÇAISE, signed L. BAZOR, head of Republic left. Rev. 100 FRANCS, denomination above grain sprig, date below, laurel and oak branches flanking, (KM 880).

In NGC holder graded MS 64.

Lucien Georges Bazor (1889–1974) was the Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving in Art Deco style. His 100 Franc pieces of 1929–1936 did not circulate, but were used as a convenient way to store gold.

Specification

Period 1871 - 1940
Date 1935
Coin Group

World

Denomination

Franc

Country

France

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Paris

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