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20 Francs French Napoleon III

Struck during the reign of Napoleon III these classic French Gold coins would be a perfect addition to any Gold coin collection. The French 20 Franc Napoleon III gold coins had three different designs during their production from 1852-1870, which are described below.

Each coin contains .1867 oz of pure Gold, and these 20 Franc coins have a likeness of Napoleon III, Emperor of France from 1852-1870. These coins are nice 19th century coins that saw much circulation in France, so they are not often found this nice.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains .1867 oz actual Gold weight.
  • Each coin will be in a protective plastic flip.
  • Obverse: A bust of Napoleon III, Emperor of France from 1852-1870, designed by Jean Jacques Barre.
  • Reverse: Legend surrounding a wreath which contains the value and date.
  • For a true feel of European history, this coin is a collector favorite


Product Specifications
Year: Random Purity: .900
Grade: Average Circulated Manufacturer: French Mint
Grade Service None Thickness: 1.3 mm
Denomination: 20 Francs Diameter: 21 mm
Mint Mark: Varies Inner Pack: N/A
Metal Content: 0.1867 troy oz Outer Pack: N/A