About the 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte Gold Coin
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20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte Gold Coin Specifications
Being minted between 1809 and until 1815, which is the year until Napoleon Bonaparte ruled France, the 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte gold coin is full of history and it is famous because it has illustrated on its obverse a great leader which has remained in the global historic memory for the eternity.
The letter A present on the reverse of the 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte gold coin is the indication that this coin has been produced by the minting located in Paris. It has the status of Uncirculated and was minted with a purity of 90.00% (900/1000) and it has a diameter which measures 21 mm.
The 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte gold coin has an overall weight of 6.45 grams and the weight of pure gold from which this coin is manufactured is of 0.1867 ounces of gold or 5.81 grams. These characteristics enumerated above are common to all the 20 Francs gold coins.
Design of the 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte Gold Coin
On the obverse of the 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte gold coin is depicted the portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte. It is a laureate head facing left. The inscriptions present on this part of the French gold coin are NAPOLEON EMPEREUR. It should be noted that this inscription is not placed above the portrait of Napoleon. This portrait was engraved by Pierre Joseph Tiolier.
The reverse of the 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte gold coin is very simple compared with the illustrious figure present on the obverse of this beautiful coin. On the reverse it is depicted the laureate inscription 20 FRANCS. It is accompanied by the year of minting, found at the bottom of the coin, 1812 in our case. The inscription present at the top of the coin is EMIPRE FRANCAIS.
Collecting the 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte Gold Coin
Napoleon Bonaparte was the French Emperor between 1804 and 1815 with a great sphere of influence during the French Revolution. It was a military genius and fascinates people even today and there is a multitude of collectors of Napoleon pieces, collections to which they should definitely add a 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte gold coin.
There were minted a variety of 20 Francs gold coins under different leaders and with different motifs illustrated on them. This 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte gold coin can be the central piece of such a beautiful collection which illustrates the historic and cultural evolution of France, being observed a preponderance of gold 20 Francs from the revolutionary period, which is thoroughly studied by historians and heard of by any human being.
We have only referred to the 20 Francs Napoleon Bonaparte gold coin as only an item for collectors or historian, however this gold coin is a bullion coin in which anyone can invest in and the obvious reason for this is that it is made out of gold, which can be very profitable if the investment is made at the right time which actually means at the right gold spot price.
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