In the 19th century, the 10 Franc gold coin was pretty prevalent but not as popular as the 20 Franc coin. Though not popular in the 19th century, many collectors like to add the 10 Franc Gold Coin from France featuring Napoleon III. This coin has a classic design that would be a great addition to your collection.
- Contains .0933 Troy oz of actual gold content.
- Issued from 1848-1870
- Face value of 10 Franc when issued by France
- Obverse side of the coin has the image of Napoleon III design by Jean Jacques Barre
- The reverse side of the coin has may have the face value with laurel leaves around it or the French Coat of Arms
Napoleon the III was Napoleon Bonaparte’s nephew. Like his uncle before him, he left office disgraced. During his rule, his image was on the 10 Franc Gold Coin. His portrait shows him facing to the right. Around his image was Emperor Napoleon III in French. Depending on the year there are two different versions of the portrait one with his head bare and another with a laurel leaf crown.
The reverse side of the coin has two different designs. One version has the number ‘10 Francs’ and the year of issue. The other version has the image of the French Coat of Arms. Which version of the reverse depends on the year of issue.
All coins are in circulated condition and range from 1848-1870. The coin you receive depends on the stock on hand. If you buy multiple coins you may receive the same date.
The France 10 Franc Gold Coin Napoleon coin is a historic coin and would be a good addition to your collection. These coins are a favorite of collectors due to their gold contact and historic, classic design. Get yours today.