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10 centime coin
  • France
  • 10 centime coin, 1891
  • Where object was made: France
  • metal
  • Object Diameter: 3 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Robert H. Brown Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0258.04

This is a copper colored coin.

Side one has the profile of a woman, with her hair in a bun and a wreath of leaves and wheat. It is inscribed: "REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE 1891."

Side two has a laurel leaf wreath. It reads: "10 CENTIMES" in the center and "LIBERTER EGALITE FRATERNITE" around the perimeter.