1899-1914 France 20 Francs Rooster BU

1899-1914 France 20 Francs Rooster BU
1899-1914 France 20 Francs Rooster BU 1899-1914 France 20 Francs Rooster BU 1899-1914 France 20 Francs Rooster BU
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Whether you’re a seasoned gold buyer or new to the precious metal, this French Gold Rooster is a great way to get your share. Struck between 1899 and 1914, it’s one of the most beautiful gold coins ever minted. The Gold Rooster shows France’s version of Miss Liberty on one side wearing a crown of oak leaves and the famous French crowing rooster on the other topped by the French motto: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. Each is struck in 6.45 grams of 90% gold. The minting of the gold Rooster ceased abruptly with the start of World War I in 1914. The melting of millions of these legal-tender 20 Franc French Gold Roosters during the last century has caused the availability of this desirable classic European gold coin to diminish with each passing year. It’s amazing that any have survived, let alone in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition like those offered here. Each is struck in 90% gold and contains .1867 ounces of pure gold. Answer the call to gold with this classic French Gold Rooster and stock up on French gold! Dates vary.

Country France
Composition Gold
Condition
Uncirculated
A state of preservation used to describe coins that never circulated in the channels of commerce, i.e. a coin without any wear from circulation.
Grade
BU
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) coins are freshly minted coins that have seen absolutely no general circulation. These coins are either produced specifically for collectors or have been gathered and preserved immediately after production. These coins have tremendous mint luster that give distinct definition to every detail along with luminescent fields.
Currency Type Francs
Mint Name
Paris Mint
Established in 864 AD, the Monnaie de Paris, or Paris Mint, is France's oldest institution. Since just before the French Revolution, it’s been located in the heart of Paris on the Left Bank of the Seine River, across from the Louvre Museum. Today, the mint produces high-quality collector coins from start to finish -- designing and cutting coin dies, refining precious metals, striking coins and sending them to collectors around the world.
Coin Weight 6.45 Grams - g
Dimensions 21.5mm
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