10 French Francs Marianne Rooster Gold Coins
The 10 French Francs Marianne Rooster gold coin is a worthy addition to any investment portfolio. Despite being minted in fairly large quantities between 1899 and 1914, this historically important coin is relatively rare today. Its scarcity plus its iconic design features has made it one of the most sought after European gold coins for investors and collectors.
These beautiful 10 French Franc Marianne Rooster gold coins have captured the imaginations of numismatics for decades. Issued by the acclaimed Monnaie de Paris, each coin is struck from 90% pure gold. Like all French coins, the 10 Franc Marianne Rooster is strong on patriotism and features two of the country's most famous and enduring symbols.
The coin's reverse shows the Gallic Rooster (Coq Gaulois),a French national symbol since the Middle Ages and one which played an important role during the French Revolution since it was an image of fierceness, confidence and vigilance. The cockerel design is surrounded by the Revolution's emblematic words 'LIBERTE EGALITE FRATERNITE'. The obverse is graced with an image of Marianne. Marianne is a portrayal of the Goddess of Liberty and a national symbol. She stands for the Triumph of the Republic and her bust is prominently displayed in town halls and courts of law all over France.
Investors choose 10 Franc Marianne Roosters for their fine gold content while collectors enjoy adding a piece of European history to their collections.
- Each coin is struck from 90% fine gold
- Issued by the famous Monnaie de Paris between 1899 and 1914
- Obverse shows the head of Marianne, one of the most iconic symbols of France
- Reverse features the Gallic Rooster
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