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old french francs

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old french francs

I Have some old french francs and I was wondering if it is possible to change then into some euros and where in Paris would that be possible.

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1. Re: old french francs

YES...it is still possible to exchange old French FRANC banknotes(bills) for new EUROs. There is a ten(10) years conversion period for banknotes. You have until February 12, 2012 to do so (unless you have very old Franc banknotes).You must do this a Banque de France branch---the main branch office in Paris is located at 39 rue Croix des Petits Champs, 75001, Metro: Palais Royal/Musee du Louvre (Near the Palais Royal on the Right Bank)


I'm pretty sure that the three(3) year conversion period for old French FRANC denomination coinage runs out on February 12, 2005---this coming February.

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2. Re: old french francs

If you go to the website given by kdksail, you'll discover that various banknotes have certain dates by which to be redeemed, but they do provide a nice photo sampling of which ones are which and the dates, along with an address where to write for the exchanges.