20 Francs - Napoleon I

Features

Issuer France
Emperor Napoleon I (1804-1814, 1815)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1807-1808
Value 20 Francs (20)
Currency Franc (1795-1959)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 6.45161 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 25123
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References F# 515,
Stéphane Desrousseaux, Michel Prieur, Laurent Schmitt; 2014. Le Franc (10th edition). Les Chevau-légers, Paris, France.
KM# 687
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Lettering: NAPOLEON EMPEREUR.

Engraver: Jean-Pierre Droz

Jean-Pierre Droz was a coin and medal engraver born in Switzerland and trained in Paris. Droz was most known for engraving the Napoléon coin at the Paris Mint.

Reverse

Lettering:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE.
20
FRANCS.
1808. A

Engraver: Jean-Pierre Droz

Jean-Pierre Droz was a coin and medal engraver born in Switzerland and trained in Paris. Droz was most known for engraving the Napoléon coin at the Paris Mint.

Edge

Lettering: * DIEU PROTEGE LA FRANCE

Mints

A Paris, France (864-1973)
K Bordeaux, France
M Toulouse, France
Q Perpignan, France
U Turin, Italy
W Lille, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1807 A 244 182 20% Paris
1808 A 1 448 569 $ 330 $ 360 75% Paris
1808 K 275 0% Bordeaux
1808 M 1.6% (fr) F. 515/5 - pièce < à la corne >. Cette cassure de coin est bien attestée sur la joue de l'Empereur
1808 M 22 147 13% Toulouse
1808 Q 634 0% Perpignan
1808 U 1 481 0% Turin
1808 W 8 465 5% Lille

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