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About the Gold 20 Francs Napoleon III Type 2 (Bare Head Style)

These early 20 Francs were struck in Paris and Strasbourg from 1854 to 1860. Despite being over a century and a half old, they sell for modest premiums over spot.Coin Highlights

  • Contains 0.1867 oz of pure gold.
  • Purity is .900 Fine.
  • Struck between 1854-1860
  • Obverse depicts features the bust of Napoleon III with the "Bare Head" style.
  • Reverse displays "Republique Francaise" along with the denomination (20 FR) and date.

 

To make international transactions easier, many European nations cooperated on creating a standard issue of purity and gold content on the 20 Franc coin, a purity of .900 fine gold and a pure gold weight of .1867 troy ounces. This standardization paved the way to many different versions of the 20 Franc, many of which Monument Metals carries on a regular basis. We offer the French 20 Franc Napoleon IIISwiss 20 Franc HelvetiaFrench 20 Franc AngelFrench 20 Franc Rooster, and Italian 20 Lire, among others. 

Monument Metals specializes in European gold coins. We also carry the famous French 20 Franc Ceres coin, which was minted for only three years during the French Revolution, between 1849-1851. 

All orders are shipped discretely, promptly and fully insured. Free shipping is available for all orders of $99 or more.

 

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Gold 20 Francs Napoleon III Type 2 (Bare Head Style) Avg Circ

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Additional Information
Metal Type Gold
Metal Weight .1867
Grading Service Ungraded
Date 1854-1860
Purity .900 Fine Gold
Country of Manufacture France
Manufacturer Paris & Strasbourg Mints

About the Gold 20 Francs Napoleon III Type 2 (Bare Head Style)

These early 20 Francs were struck in Paris and Strasbourg from 1854 to 1860. Despite being over a century and a half old, they sell for modest premiums over spot.Coin Highlights

  • Contains 0.1867 oz of pure gold.
  • Purity is .900 Fine.
  • Struck between 1854-1860
  • Obverse depicts features the bust of Napoleon III with the "Bare Head" style.
  • Reverse displays "Republique Francaise" along with the denomination (20 FR) and date.

 

To make international transactions easier, many European nations cooperated on creating a standard issue of purity and gold content on the 20 Franc coin, a purity of .900 fine gold and a pure gold weight of .1867 troy ounces. This standardization paved the way to many different versions of the 20 Franc, many of which Monument Metals carries on a regular basis. We offer the French 20 Franc Napoleon IIISwiss 20 Franc HelvetiaFrench 20 Franc AngelFrench 20 Franc Rooster, and Italian 20 Lire, among others. 

Monument Metals specializes in European gold coins. We also carry the famous French 20 Franc Ceres coin, which was minted for only three years during the French Revolution, between 1849-1851. 

All orders are shipped discretely, promptly and fully insured. Free shipping is available for all orders of $99 or more.

 

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