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Information about currency: French Franc (Medieval)

Currency nameFrench Franc (Medieval)
Dates1360 - 1641


The franc was a currency of France. Between 1360 and 1641, it was the name of coins worth 1 livre tournois and it remained in common parlance as a term for this amount of money. It was re-introduced (in decimal form) in 1795 and remained the national currency until the introduction of the euro in 1999 (for accounting purposes) and 2002 (coins and banknotes). It was a commonly held international reserve currency in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Currency French Franc (Medieval) was used:
Country From To
France French Franc (Medieval) 1360 1641