Essai in bronze-aluminium of the 5 centimes (1966)

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LIBERTE (dash) EGALITE _ (dash) FRATERNITE (dash) /  ESSAI _ 5 _ CENTIMES _ (privy mark) (year) (privy mark)


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Année Atelier G F XF 40 AU 58 MS 63 MS 65
1 1966ESSAI - - - 70 120 180

This coin does not seem to exist in a state of conservation inferior than AU. However, the MS 65 is hard to find.

If you have a more worn copy than the known minimum conservation state, remove aproximately 30 percent for each lower conservation state.