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French 20 Francs Lucky Angel (1871-1898)
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The French 20 Francs Lucky Angel gold coin, struck between 1871 and 1898, carries with it a storied legacy of hope and good fortune. The coin's obverse is adorned with the image of the Guardian Angel of France, designed by Augustin Dupré, which is said to bring luck and protection to its holder. The angel is depicted inscribing the French Constitution, a tableau symbolic of the revolutionary principles that guided the nation. On the reverse, it features the denomination encircled by a wreath, along with the year of minting and various French insignias. The Lucky Angel coin boasts a fineness of 90% gold, equivalent to 21.6 karats, ensuring a gold content of 0.1867 troy ounces (5.805 grams). Renowned for its beauty and its alleged talismanic properties, the Lucky Angel coin is a cherished artifact among numismatists and is considered a piece of numismatic art that represents France's resilient spirit during the tumultuous years of the late 19th century.
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