Characteristics of the 20 Francs Napoleon III Gold Coin
Being amongst the last French gold coins with the denomination of 20 Francs minted, the 20 Francs Napoleon III gold coin was minted during 1861 and until 1870. This gold coin is an illustration for the Emperor under which the modern Paris began making its appearance and under which the industrialization of France began.
The 20 Francs Napoleon III gold coin is a perfect item for investors thanks to its purity of 90.00%. Therefore, investors will obtain a coin with a gold content of 5.81 grams that has a fineness of 90.00%. The gold content used in manufacturing this coin together with the weight of the alloy amount to 6.45 grams.
The 0.1867 troy ounces of gold, which come in the shape of a coin accompanied by a historic charge under the name of 20 Francs Napoleon III gold coin, have a 21 mm diameter. These characteristics are standard for all the gold coins with 20 Francs denomination.
20 Francs Napoleon III Gold Coin Design
On the obverse of the 20 Francs Napoleon III gold coin is depicted the laureate head of president of France and at the same time monarch of France in the person on Napoleon III. His portrait is facing right. The inscription found on the obverse is NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR.
On the reverse of the 20 Francs Napoleon III gold coin is designed the French armed shield, having an eagle in the center. It is accompanied of inscriptions like the denomination of the coin which is 20 FR, the country under which it was issued meaning the EMPIRE FRANCAIS and, of course, at the bottom of the coin is inscribed the year of minting. In our case we are talking of 1866.
20 Francs Napoleon III Gold Coin Investment
If you want to add to your collection a gold coin that illustrated the first titular French president and at the same time the last French monarch in the person of Napoleon III you should consider buying the 20 Francs Napoleon III gold coin. This gold coin would be amongst the last ones to complete a collection of French 20 Francs.
Like all the other 20 Francs gold coins, this coin is also full of historian symbolism, therefore it is preferred by historians and collectors but not only them. Investors are also interested of purchasing a 20 Francs Napoleon III gold coin. The main reason for this is the fact that investing in gold is profitable nowadays, in this current global economy.
The gold spot price is the indicator for the evolution of the value of coins manufactured from this precious metal. To the gold price it is added a small premium. If the demand for a particular gold coin increases, the premium increases, leading to a profit for the investor. This is how individuals can take advantage of a 20 Francs Napoleon III gold coin.
The 20 Francs Napoleon III gold coin is available on our website at a price that offers a competitive margin and includes VAT.