France (Indochina) 1 and 5 Cents  1943
France (Indochina) 1 and 5 Cents 1943

These 1 and 5 cent coins were minted in aluminum by the Vichy Government of France (government during the German occupation during World War II). If you can find them in decent condition, which is hard to do, you can garner a little numismatic (coin collector) value out of them.

Approximate catalog values run like this:

worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $4
fully uncirculated: $10

As always on CoinQuest, these are catalog values which must be adjusted to get actual buy and sell values. Use our Important Terminology page for this purpose.

Coin: 15982 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: lena, Thu, 21-Nov-2013 03:39:13 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 21-Nov-2013 16:53:50 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Mon, 16-Nov-2015 02:59:49 GMT
Requester description: 1943 a big 1 to the left of the round center hole, with the word cent above and indochine below and an = to the left. other side, ETAT FRANCAI above hole, with grain ears to ether side, and the date below.
Tags: france indochina 1 5 cents cent gaul francaises francais french rf francaise francie franciaise franciase francai fran fracaise peny pennys pennies penny round center offcenter hole indochine etat grain ears ear ether off offset certer centre centers centered indochinoise indo grains wheat wheatie wheats


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