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fnc_244065 - CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE D’EVREUX 10 Centimes Evreux

CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE D’EVREUX 10 Centimes XF
1.50 €(Approx. 1.65$ | 1.29£)
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Type : 10 Centimes
Date: 1921
Mint name / Town : Evreux
Metal : aluminium
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 1,34 g.
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : . CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE D’EVREUX . // 1921.
Obverse description : Au centre, le blason de la ville d’Evreux représentant un bâton aux deux couleurs posé sur trois fleurs de lys. Il est surmonté d’une couronne..

Reverse


Reverse description : Au centre, sur trois lignes : 10 / CENT. / THEVENON . La valeur faciale est entourée d’épis de blé..

Historical background


CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

At the end of the war of 14-18, there is more money. Cities and Chambers of Commerce already had the right to issue banknotes, particularly in the occupied zone will be able to circulate currencies need to help the circulation of money. This type of official document responds to the same request. It does not mention the FRENCH REPUBLIC or Liberte Egalite Fraternite, but "CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE" followed by the name of the city or region. Despite the willingness of the authorities, these pieces could never be minted in silver, the majority of aluminum.

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