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20 French Francs Marianne Rooster Gold Coin | 1899-1914​

20 French Francs Marianne Rooster Gold Coin | 1899-1914​


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20 French Francs Marianne Rooster Gold Coin | 1899-1914

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 passing 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 has depicted the portrait of Marianne which, for the French people, represents the symbol of liberty and reason. The laureate's 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 of 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 “LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITÈ". 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 is 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 in a valuable asset, which as time passes will increase its appeal and value.

  • Country: France
  • Weight15.81g
  • Series: French Franc
  • Mint: Monnaie de Paris
  • Purity: 900/1000
  • Diameter, mm: 21.00
  • Thickness, mm: 1.30
  • Face value: 20
  • Currency: French Franc
  • Product packaging: Sachet
  • Product number: 11012

1 The weight displayed is the fine metal content of the item. It does not reflect the actual weight of the product which may be higher.

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  • By , Romania /Jul 20, 2021
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    Have used coininvest multiple times including for these french francs. No complaints at all with the service.
  • By , Greece /Dec 31, 2015
    We all now that the most common and known coins in europe is the gold sovereign 1 pound comes with many different faces in the one side,beside this all countries (in europe and all over the world) have gold coins on of them is France with this particular coin of the many gold coins with several coins value and face design, is a common coin and not the most valuable and collectable one but its a small and beutiful coin and i liked it because in times a gold coin can save you from many things i hear this story from my grandmother and i grow up with the picture of this particular coin!