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France (French Colonies) 5 and 10 Centimes  1825 to 1844
France (French Colonies) 5 and 10 Centimes 1825 to 1844

These coins were minted by France for use primarily in her colonies in the West Indies, notably Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Saint Dominique (Haiti today). They command decent collector value, as follows:

5 CENTIMES
worn: $3 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $10
well preserved: $25
fully uncirculated: $85

10 CENTIMES
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $80
fully uncirculated: $140

Be sure to apply the concepts presented on our Terminology page when interpreting these values.

Coin: 16262 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Kristen, Fri, 03-Jan-2014 16:14:45 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 04-Jan-2014 15:56:54 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Wed, 30-Dec-2015 02:47:15 GMT
Requester description: 1827 Laureate head on front reading 'CHARLES X ROI DE FRANCE' and under the head in cursive writing is I think 'N. Cartyn'. On the back within the wreath reads '10 cent.' and around the wreath reads 'COLONIES FRANCAISES' with some space and then I think a capital 'H' 10 cent.
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