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1908 Republique Francaise Error?

 
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 Posted 09/17/2021  8:13 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Grushna to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
So I noticed something strange about this coin on the word Francaise if you look at the C there's a little hook and on the reverse in the middleyou can see an A under the letter P on Piastre and a numer 1 in the middle starting at the initial A to the word De


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 Posted 09/17/2021  8:32 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add NumisEd to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
There should indeed be "a little hook" under the C, as it is an "C-cedille".
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/fran%C3%A7aise
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%87

The "A" under the "P" of "Piastre" could be graffiti.

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09/17/2021 8:35 pm
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 Posted 09/17/2021  8:36 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SamCoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Lol, yes, that is an accent cÚdille.
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 Posted 09/17/2021  8:38 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add NumisEd to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The French love their "accents".
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 Posted 09/17/2021  11:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The accent under the 'C' is an accent mark, known as cedilla.
It looks like a tiny '5' without the crossbar, and attaches under a 'C' to change the way the 'C' is pronounced.
Thus: not 'Fronkay', but 'Fronsay'
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