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Early 1800's Napoleon French 20 Francs
Early 1800's Napoleon French 20 Francs
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French Napoleon 20 Francs - Laureate Or Earlier Head Style - Struck From 1803-1815. Very Fine Or Better Condition. Many Now 200 Or More Years Old!

Napoleon Bonaparte was considered an outsider even through the eyes of his own followers, yet he led France to itís greatest period of historic influence. He stands in company of Alexander the Great as two of the most feared military commanders of all time. As a leader Napoleon Bonaparte brought France to unprecedented heights of glory, only to see it all unravel do to his arrogance and hunger for even more power. The French Napoleon 20 Franc commemorates all of Napoleon Bonaparteís efforts as a world leader. This beautiful gold coin from the early nineteenth century glorifies the monumental legacy of a man who continues to influence the world to this day.

Note: Some of the earliest of these coins are not dated using the normal Gregorian system. They were dated using the French Revolutionary Calendar system. This calendar began on September 22nd 1792, the date the French Republic started, though it was not actually used until November 24th 1793. The calendar was abolished on January 1st 1806. Coins dated using this system will have a date such as "AN 12"

Specifications: Weight 0.1867 ounces. Fineness: .900 fine. Diameter: 21 millimeters. Edge: Lettered.

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  • Author: John W.
    I received an 1811 gold napoleon. The coin was VF/XF as promised. I was very excited to receive this. Talk about holding a piece of history in your hand!
  • Author: David W.
    Spectacular Coin minted in 1803, an 12, with early portrait of Napoleon. Hard to believe these coins are so inexpensive!
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