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Franc from 1909

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The 1909 franc is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic coins that circulated on French soil.

  • The symbols present on the francs are emblematic of France
  • The rooster is a great emblem of courage, bravery... and bad humor
  • Marianne represents Freedom and Republican values
  • Material: copper
  • This coin is a replica
  • Refund ALWAYS possible (see our returns policy)

But concretely, what messages does this famous franc convey?

This reproduction of an old French coin from 1909 has two sides, and therefore two symbols: on the one hand we have the Marianne, and on the other hand the Gallic rooster.

Marianne is undoubtedly the best-known lucky symbol of Republican France.

In fact, we refer to these busts of women with proud eyes and wearing the Phrygian cap (an ancient emblem linked to freedom and emancipation) as “Marianne”.

Marianne thus wonderfully symbolizes the cardinal values ​​of the Revolution and the Republic: Liberty, Equality and Fraternity.

The other major element of this lucky coin is of course the rooster.

You should know that the association between the French (then known as the Gauls) and this animal actually dates back to Antiquity.

The Romans actually made fun of the inhabitants of Gaul at the time by the resemblance of the Latin term used to designate roosters, "gallus", that used to speak of the land beyond the Alps, "Gallia".

The Gauls were also known for their bad temper… a bit like the rooster!

This is how, over time, the French were able to adopt the rooster as an emblem of their people, but also of the values ​​of courage and bravery that are so dear to them.

What delivery costs do I have to pay?

We have decided to cover the delivery costs. Concretely, except in certain special cases (notably for overseas regions), you will not have to pay anything . No fees, no additional costs.

What delivery time should I expect?

This may necessarily vary for each order. However, we undertake to finalize and send you the shipment within 48 hours of your order.

In any case, you will be entitled to request a full refund of your order if it has not reached you within 2 months. (Don't worry, this is just a deadline and not a forecast!)

Do you provide tracking numbers?

Of course ! We will also add it to the status of your order as soon as the transport companies send them to us.

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