Demand for the 20 Francs Marianne Rooster gold coin has been on a high peak since its first introduction in 1899 so the French government replied to this demand by minting considerable quantities. It was last minted in 1914 therefore it is a gold coin full of history which has resisted the pass of time.
Being minted especially for investors and collectors the 20 Francs Marianne Rooster gold coin is a bullion coin with the following characteristics: it has a purity of 90.00% which as a fractional number can be expressed as 900/1000 purity. This French gold coin is manufactured from 5.81 grams of pure gold or, otherwise expressed, 0.1867 troy ounces of pure gold. The overall weight, containing also the weight of the alloy is 6.45 grams. On the list of characteristics we should add the 21 mm diameter.
This 20 Francs Marianne Rooster gold coin is beautifully designed, being one great choice for collectors and investors. Collectors will see in it the delicate and rich history of France, a coin belonging to a long gone era, being also an appropriate coin for those that are fascinated by the French culture. Investors will appreciate its considerable purity of gold, the affordable price at which it is sold, and the fact that it is made of gold..
On the obverse of the 20 Francs Marianne Rooster gold coin is depicted the portrait of Marianne which, for the French people, represents the symbol of liberty and reason. The laureate portrait is facing right. To the left and right, this portrait is surrounded by the inscription “Republique Française".
On the reverse of the 20 Francs Marianne Rooster gold coin is illustrated the Gallic Rooster, which is the graphic representation for the rich history and culture of France. The inscriptions present on the reverse are the French well known slogan which became famous all over the world under the words of “LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE". Another inscription at the bottom of the 20 Francs Marianne Rooster gold coin is the denomination of “20 FCS" and the last one is the year of minting.
This coin, manufactured from the appropriate precious metal, in the form of gold, to illustrate and accentuate its greatness and the rich historical and cultural past of France is an appropriate coin for collectors. The 20 Francs Marianne Rooster gold coin is charged with symbolism, through its depictions found both on the obverse and on the reverse, which are thoroughly described above.
By minting the 20 Francs Marianne Rooster gold coin, the French government dedicated this coin to collectors and investors that would want to invest into a valuable asset, which as time passes will increase its appeal and value.
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