FRFxxx French Franc exchange rate Live chart (France currency, code: FRF, symbol: F or Fr)

France currency : French Franc (ISO 4217 currency code: FRF, symbol: F or Fr) : 1 French Franc (Fr) = 100 centimes. €1 (euro) = 6.55957 F (franc). French Franc is pegged by Comorian Franc (KMF), Central African CFA Franc (XAF), West African CFA Franc (XOF), CFP Franc (XPF), ADF, MCF. Official currency of French Republic (République française) in Western Europe. Used in France, Monaco, Andorra (until 2002) and Saar, Saarland (until 1959). French Franc's nicknames are balles (1 F), sacs (10 F), bâton, brique, patate, plaque (10,000 F). The first franc was a gold coin introduced in 1360 to pay the ransom of King John II of France. In 1873, the Latin Monetary Union (LMU) went over to a purely gold standard of 1 franc = 0.290322581 grams of gold. Central bank is Banque de France.