What is a old French coin 3 letters?
Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for OLD FRENCH COIN [sou]
What is a worthless coin called?
SOU. a former French coin of low denomination; often used of any small amount of money; “he hasn’t a sou to his name”
Is Sou a French coin?
One of several coins formerly used in France, worth a small amount. [French, from Old French sol, from Late Latin solidus, solidus; see solidus.]
What are French coins called?
franc, originally a French coin but now the monetary unit of a number of countries, notably Switzerland, most French and former Belgian overseas territories, and some African states; at one time it was also the currency of France, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
How much was a French sou worth?
Nevertheless, the term “sou” survived as a slang term for 1/20 of a franc. Thus the large bronze 5-centime coin was called “sou” (for example in Balzac or Victor Hugo), the “pièce de cent sous” (“hundred sous coin”) meant five francs and was also called “écu” (as in Zola’s Germinal).
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Are old French coins worth anything?
French Franc coins were replaced by Euro coins in 2002 when the Euro became France’s national currency. Since then, franc and centimes coins from France no longer have a monetary value. …