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France - 20 Francs Gold Napoleon III (AU), 1857
France - 20 Francs Gold Napoleon III (AU), 1857
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The coin shows a bare-headed portrait of Louis, with the inscription NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR. The reverse design consists of the value 20 FRANCS and the date in three lines surrounded by a laurel wreath. Around the outside of the wreath is the inscription EMPIRE FRANCAIS. The mintmark A appears below the wreath. The edge is inscribed in raised lettering DIEU PROTEGE LA FRANCE. Coins of this type were issued from 1853 to 1860 inclusive.
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GOLD COINS
Issue year: 1857
Quality: AU
Metal: Gold