1896 French 20 Francs Angel (Genius) Gold Coin.

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The french 1896 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.

  • Coin with Fasce Mintmark. It is a very common coin (almost 6.000.000 gold Angel coins minted in 1896) without numismatic interest, the minimum value follows (in VG / VF) the normal price of the 20 francs gold coin.
  • Coin with Torch Mintmark: Quite scarce; number unknown; price is 40% superior.
The 20 francs gold "Rooster" coin from 1913, a 5.80 gram Gold Coin.

France 20 Franc Gold Coin 1896 price.

French Angel 20 Franc Gold 1896 (Scrap value)355447327422
French Angel 20 Franc Gold 1896 (VF/XF40)390492360464
French Angel 20 Franc Gold 1896 Torch780984720928
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 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. Another and scarce version show a torch for Augustin Dupré, main engraver.
Mint: Paris Mint “Hôtel des Monnaies”, France.
Type: French Standard circulation coin.
Production Years: 1871-1898.
1896 with 5 330 407 coins minted.
Two types. Mintmark Fasce or Torch.

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