1878 French 20 Francs Angel (Genius) Gold Coin.

The french 1878 gold coin is an investment gold coin exempt from VAT, according to the criteria set by the european union directive 2006/112/EC and a coin daily quoted in France by Cpor at a price close to the spot price of gold. Fineness is 900 ‰ and contains 5.80 grams of pure gold. It is a very common coin *(almost 9.000.000 gold Angel coins minted in 1878) without numismatic interest, the minimum value follows (in VG / VF) the normal price of the 20 francs gold coin.

  • * Also; 30 coins minted, very scarce and expensive, with polished die and blank edge. 7000 euros.
The 20 francs gold "Angel" coin from 1878, a 5.80 gram Gold Coin.

France 20 Franc Gold Coin 1878 price.

French Angel 20 Franc Gold 1878 (Scrap value)365459332434
French Angel 20 Franc Gold 1878 (VF/XF40)389490354463
French Angel 20 Franc Gold 1878 flanc bruni7000
Diameter (mm)Weight (gr)Thickness (mm)
21,20 mmGross weight: 6,45 Gr
Fine Gold: 5,80 Gr
1,25 mm
Edge and Orientation.Millesimal fineness.Composition.
➣ ⋆⋆⋆⋆ DIEU ⋆ PROTÈGE ⋆ LA ⋆ FRANCE / No inscription for a special serie 30 coins:
➣ Coin alignment ↑↓
Gold 900‰, 21.6 carats.90% gold and 10% copper.
Mint and MintmarkFinancial FeaturesYear and mintage.
Mintmark. A cornucopia for the Paris Mint (letter A) and a Fasces for J. Lagrange; main engraver.
Mint: Paris Mint “Hôtel des Monnaies”, France.
Type: French Standard circulation coin.
Production Years: 1871-1898.
1878 with 9 188 600 coins minted.
30 coins minted with new HQ polished die; no inscription on edge; very rare.

By Alexandre Laurent

Alexandre Laurentl is working in the jewelry and investment gold since 2002. Alexandre graduated from The Normandy School of Business and from the University of Perpignan a Bachelor of economics in 1995.

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