Monaco: Coins Issued and Used

Showing only circulating coin types (regular coinage plus circulating commemoratives).

Monaco (1297 - )
Information about what currencies were issued by Monaco, with lists of coinage, as well as periods when foreign-issued currencies were used.
Currency: Monégasque Franc. Used in Monaco: (1837 - 1996)
CurrencyMonégasque Franc
PeriodMonégasque Franc
Used1837 - 1996
Description

The franc (ISO 4217: MCF) was the official currency of the Principality of Monaco until 1995 (de facto, 1996 de jure), when it changed to the French Franc. The franc was subdivided into 100 centimes or 10 décimes. The Monégasque franc circulated alongside the French franc with the same value. Like the French franc, the Monégasque franc was revalued in 1960 at a rate of 100 old francs = 1 new franc. The official euro-to-franc exchange rate was MCF 6.55957 to EUR 1.

Today, Monégasque coins have only numismatic value, including the fleurs de coins, or proof-like coins. The period for exchange of the coins for euros has expired.

The Monégasque franc was legal tender in Monaco, France and Andorra.

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