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Firsts in France in the 19th century.

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A History of the Franc: the key moments (through several centuries)

'Jean II Le Bon (John the Good) passed an ordonance creating the first 'franc' on 5 December, 1360. This gold coin or denier (3.885 grammes of 24 carat gold), showing the king on horseback, was minted as payment the ransom for the King held prisoner by Edward III, King of England, after the defeat at Poitiers, on 19 September, 1356...'

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A delicious essay on the eating habits of the French by Melissa M. Wittmeier

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