1879 French 20 Francs Angel (Genius) Gold Coin.

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The french 1879 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 common coin (almost 1.000.000 gold Angel coins minted in 1879) with 2 versions. The minimum value follows (in VG / VF) the normal price of the 20 francs gold coin.

  • 20 Francs 1879 barred anchor version (normal price)
  • 20 Francs 1879 no barred anchor (price + 20%)
The 20 francs gold "Angel" coin from 1879, a 5.80 gram Gold Coin.

France 20 Franc Gold Coin 1879 price.

French Angel 20 Franc Gold 1879 (Scrap value)355447327422
French Angel 20 Franc Gold 1879 ancre barrée (VF/XF40)390492360464
French Angel 20 Franc Gold 1879 ancre simple (VF/XF40)468590.4432556.79999999999995
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.
➣ Coin alignment ↑↓
Gold 900‰, 21.6 carats90% gold and 10% copper
Mint and MintmarkFinancial FeaturesYear and mintage.
Mintmark. A cornucopia for the Paris Mint (letter A) and an Anchor (two version) for Augustin Dupré; main engraver.
Mint: Paris Mint “Hôtel des Monnaies”, France.
Type: French Standard circulation coin.
Production Years: 1871-1898.
1879 with 1 037 522 coins minted.
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