The french 1899 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 1.500.000 gold Rooter coins minted in 1899) without numismatic interest, the minimum value follows (in VG / VF) the normal quotation of the 20 francs Gold.
French 20 Franc Gold Coin 1899 value.
|French Rooster 20 Franc Gold 1899 (Scrap value)||355||447||327||422|
|French Rooster 20 Franc Gold 1899 (VF/XF40)||390||492||360||464|
|French Rooster 20 Franc Gold 1899 Flan mat||—||—||7000||—|
|Diameter (mm)||Weight (gr)||Thickness (mm)|
|21,20 mm||Gross weight: 6,45 Gr|
Fine Gold: 5,80 Gr
|Edge and Orientation.||Millesimal fineness.||Composition.|
➣ Coin alignment ↑↓
|Gold 900‰, 21.6 carat||90% gold and 10% copper|
|Mint and Mintmark||Financial Features||Year and mintage.|
|➣ Mintmark. A cornucopia for the Mint and a Torch for Henri Auguste Patey; main engraver. |
➣ Mint: Paris Mint “Hôtel des Monnaies”, France.
|Type: French Standard circulation coin.|
Production Years: 1899-1914.
|1899 with 1 500 000 coins minted.|