Franc

The franc (₣) is the name of several currency units. The French franc was the former currency of France until the euro was adopted in 1999 (by law, 2002 de facto). The Swiss franc is a major world currency today due to the prominence of Swiss financial institutions. The name is said to derive from the Latin inscription francorum rex (`King of t....
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franc

[n] - the basic monetary unit in many countries
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Franc

• (a.) A silver coin of France, and since 1795 the unit of the French monetary system. It has been adopted by Belgium and Swizerland. It is equivalent to about nineteen cents, or ten pence, and is divided into 100 centimes.
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Franc

Franc noun [ French, from franc a Franc. See Frank , adjective ] A silver coin of France, and since 1795 the unit of the French monetary system. It has been adopted by Belgium and Swizerland. It is equivalent to about nineteen cents, or ten pence, and is divided into...
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franc

Currency of France until 2002, when the franc was replaced by the euro. The franc was called the franc from 1360 when it was a gold coin inscribed Francorum Rex, `King of the Franks`. The franc...
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franc

originally a French coin but now the monetary unit of a number of countries, notably Switzerland, most French and former Belgian overseas ...
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Franc

Swiss franc since 1850.
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Franc

The franc was the former principle monetary unit of France and later Belgium and is the principle monetary unit of Switzerland, Burundi, Cameroon, Rwanda and some other countries. The first French franc was struck, in gold, in 1360 and bore an impression of John II on horseback. The name franc was given from the device Francorum Rex, king of the Fr...
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