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French 40 Francs Louis XVIII Gold Coin (1816-1824)
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Description
The French 40 Francs Louis XVIII gold coin is a historic numismatic piece minted during the reign of King Louis XVIII, who ruled France after the fall of Napoleon Bonaparte. The coin was produced between 1816 and 1824 and is a symbol of the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy in France. It contains 0.3734 troy ounces of gold, with a fineness of .900, which was a standard for French gold coins of the era. The obverse typically features the effigy of Louis XVIII, while the reverse often includes the French coat of arms along with various inscriptions, including the coin's denomination and year of minting. These coins are of significant interest to both investors seeking gold content and collectors focusing on French numismatic history.
Material
Gold
Item Weight
0.3734 Troy Ounce
Metal Purity
0.9
Attributes
Numismatic
Features
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Condition
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