French 5 Franc Gold Coin – Any Type

SKU: BFG-00962


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The French 5 Franc Gold Coin Any Type coin is a coin that was widely in circulation from 1855-1860. This coin is of a random condition and random year. This design honors Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte, known as Napoleon III, the first president of France to be elected by popular vote. He served as president from 1852-1870. Each of these coins has a bit of gold in them and they have a tremendous significance in history which makes them a popular choice for collectors.


Key features:

  • Each coin contains .0467 of an oz of Gold
  • Coins are in random condition 
  • Coins are from a random year between 1855-1860.
  • Obverse side of the coin has the head of Napoleon III
  • The reverse side has laurel leaves ‘EMPIRE FRANCAIS’ and ‘5 FRANCS’


The obverse of this coin has the head of Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte, nephew of Napoleon I and known as Napoleon III. Napoleon III is a very popular figure in French history as he was the first president to win the popular vote. He went on to serve as president from 1852-1870. This coin used to be a pretty common coin during its time in circulation enjoying an average circulation. It now has become a coin that is rarely seen. Perhaps it is the rich history of the coin or maybe it is the gold content. Whatever the reason, these coins are hard to come by. 


On the reverse of this coin are laurel leaves. Around the leaves are ‘EMPIRE FRANCAIS’. In the middle is ‘5 FRANCS’ and the year of issue. 


The French 5 Franc Gold Coin- Any Type is a great opportunity that won’t be around long. This is a hard-to-find coin that sells out quickly. If you want this historical coin then you need to act fast. Get yours today. 

Precious Metal


Metal Content

.0467 Troy Ounce


.900 Fine






16.7 mm


.6 mm



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