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20 Francs Gold Coin - Napoleon III Laureate Head - France

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Melt Value: 20 Francs Gold Coin - Napoleon III Laureate Head - France

This gold coin contains 0.187 troy ounces of bullion. Based on the metal content and weight, the intrinsic melt value of one 20 Francs Gold Coin - Napoleon III Laureate Head - France is $378.65 based on today's gold spot price.

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20 Francs Gold Coin - Napoleon III Laureate Head - France

France Napoleon III Laureate Wreath 20 Francs Gold Coin

Gold coins were produced by Latin Monetary Union throughout Europe from the mid-19th Century into the early 20th-century. 

France, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium and other all produced coins equivalent to the 20 French Franc.

Each 20 Franc Gold coin was produced with an alloy containing .1867 troy ounces of gold. 

Struck during the reign of Napoleon III (1853-1870), these classic French Gold coins were minted from 1861-1870. 

France Napoleon III Laureate Wreath 20 Francs Gold Coin Highlights:

  • Contains .1867 oz actual Gold weight.
  • Obverse: A bust of Napoleon III, Emperor of France from 1852-1870, designed by Jean Jacques Barre. Wearing a laureate wreath on his head.
  • Reverse: Legend surrounding a wreath containing the value and date, or surrounding the French coat of arms.
  • Minted at various mints throughout france from 1861-1870. 


Vintage gold coins, like 20 Francs, provide a tangible link to the past that can offer insights into the cultures, economies, and political landscapes of the times in which they were minted. While vintage gold coins can be excellent collectibles, they can also be a part of an investment portfolio. The prices of these coins can appreciate due to factors such as rarity, demand, and changes in the gold market.

20 Francs Gold Coin - Napoleon III Laureate Head - France Specifications

Weight .1867 oz
Country France
Type Gold Bullion
Mint Monnaie de Paris
Year Various
Coins Series Latin Monetary Union - 20 Francs
Classification Historical
Face Value 20 Francs
Coins Type Gold Bullion
Purity .900 fineness
Diameter 21.00 mm
Thickness 1.30 mm
Edge Milled


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