• 2 Francs 1944, KM# 905, France
  • 2 Francs 1944, KM# 905, France
Description

Free France and its Free French Forces (French: France Libre and Forces françaises libres) were the government-in-exile led by Charles de Gaulle during the Second World War and its military forces that continued to fight against the Axis powers as one of the Allies after the fall of France. It was set up in London in June 1940 and also organised and supported the Resistance in occupied France.

Issued during Allied Occupation for circulation in Algeria and France.

Obverse

FRANCE within wreath.

FRANCE

Reverse

Large denomination above date. The national motto of France (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity) above.

LIBERTE-EGALITE-FRATERNITE
2FR
· 1944 ·

Edge

2 Francs

Free France
KM# 905 Gadoury# 537
Characteristics
Material Aluminium Bronze
Weight 8.15 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Mint
Philadelphia Mint (no mintmark)

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