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Gold France 20 Francs Rooster BU (1902-1914)

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1 326,77 € 316,77 €
Buy back price 284,29 €
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Data sheet
  • Product type
    Gold coin
  • Metal
    Gold
  • Purity
    22K
  • Country
    France
  • Weight in ounces
    1/4 oz
  • Gold metal content in grams
    5.81 gr
  • Diameter
    21 mm
  • Thickness
    1.4 mm
  • Сondition
    Fine (F)
  • Packaging
    capsule
  • Quantity in pack
    1 ps.
  • Price for gold per gram in this product
    54,52 €
  • Premium over Spot Price
    3.21%
  • Spread
    10.25%
The coin of 20 francs has several names. She is called: Golden Rooster, Marianna and Napoleond. Why are they so called? In France, there are two national symbols. One of them is the Rooster, he was depicted on cold weapons, stamps, state seals, etc. Until 1906, on the coins, next to the rooster, you can see the inscription "Freedom, Equality, Brotherhood,"  before that, the inscription on the Franks was different: "God save France." The phrase "God save France" was replaced by French coins after the separation of the church from the state in 1906. The second national symbol of France is the image of Marianne. During the French Revolution, it became a symbol of freedom. And Napoleond they are probably called, since the idea of putting gold coins into circulation belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte in 1803. With the beginning of World War 1 in 1914, the production of gold coins was discontinued.
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Gold France 20 Francs Rooster BU  (1902-1914)

Gold France 20 Francs Rooster BU (1902-1914)

The coin of 20 francs has several names. She is called: Golden Rooster, Marianna and Napoleond. Why are they so called? In France, there are two national symbols. One of them is the Rooster, he was depicted on cold weapons, stamps, state seals, etc. Until 1906, on the coins, next to the rooster, you can see the inscription "Freedom, Equality, Brotherhood,"  before that, the inscription on the Franks was different: "God save France." The phrase "God save France" was replaced by French coins after the separation of the church from the state in 1906. The second national symbol of France is the image of Marianne. During the French Revolution, it became a symbol of freedom. And Napoleond they are probably called, since the idea of putting gold coins into circulation belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte in 1803. With the beginning of World War 1 in 1914, the production of gold coins was discontinued.