Vintage Coin France 20 Centimes by JMCVintagecards on Etsy Etsy Handmade, hungary money | 1 10 1 10 20 Centimes by JMCVintagecards on Etsy French Coins, Postcards For Sale. The first version of the 10 centimes / rappen coin was designed by Carl Friedrich Voigt of the The reverse shows the value (only a numeral, no text) within a wreath of oak branches. Coins issued in have been in circulation for 52 years. Detailed information about the coin 10 Centimes, France, with pictures and collection mintage, descriptions, metal, weight, size, value and other numismatic data. , ,,, , , , , , , , 30%, owl mark. For example, lottery prizes were most often advertised in amounts of centimes, equivalent to the old franc, to inflate the perceived value of the prizes at stake. Economically, this sound money was a great success and Napoleon's fall did not change that. It was issued until and was demonetised on 30th June John II, however, was not able to strike enough francs to pay his ransom and he voluntarily returned to English captivity. New franc[ edit ] The value of the new French franc, in 10 centimes 1969 coin value.