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10 Francs France Gold Coin – Rooster Random Year, AU

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The gold coins from the French Franc are some of the most popular historic European gold coins among modern collectors and investors. These coins were once circulated in an era before the end of gold standards. One of the smallest denominations in the French Franc was the 10 Francs Gold Coin. Today, you have the opportunity to buy 10 Francs France Gold Coins online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with an individual protective flip!
  • Available in Almost Uncirculated condition!
  • Comes with dates from 1899 to 1914!
  • Contains .0933 Troy oz of actual gold content.
  • The face value is 10 Francs.
  • On the obverse side of the coin is Marianne.
  • The reverse field features the Gallic Rooster of France.
  • Please keep in mind that you may receive coins with the same dates when buying multiples.

The coins of the 10 Franc denomination were issued throughout the 19th century. In 1899, the Paris Mint introduced the final design in this range with the release of the combined Marianne-Rooster design element that would remain in circulation through 1914 as the drums of war started beating in Europe.


On the obverse side of the 10 Francs France Gold Coin is an effigy of Marianne, the female allegory representative of France and the French people. Considered by many to be the inspiration for Americas Statue of Liberty, Marianne is featured here in right-profile relief with a Phrygian cap and laurel wreath. The inscriptions on this side of the coin read REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE.


The reverse field of 10 Francs Gold Coins comes with a depiction of the Gallic Rooster. This image comes with the popular rooster image that sets the bird in left-profile relief in a commanding stance. The inscriptions on this face of the coin include LIBERTE, EGALITE, FRATERNITE, 10 FCS, and the date mark.


The design of the 10 Francs France Gold Coin was created for the Paris Mint by Jules-Clement Chaplain. Unlike the other Gold Francs, this denomination did not come with edge lettering.


These 10 Francs France Gold Coins are available to you in plastic flips. The coins are in Almost Uncirculated condition with medium or near-full luster. The condition of these coins includes only extremely light or trace flaws or friction on the highest relief points of the coin.

Please dont hesitate to reach out to Provident Metals with any questions. Our team is available at 800-313-3315, online using our live chat, and through our email address.

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When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

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Product Details

Year Random
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .900
Producer France Mint
Thickness 1.8 mm
Diameter 19.1 mm
Condition Almost Uncirculated
Denomination 10 Francs
Country France
Designer (Obverse) J.C. Chaplain
Designer (Reverse) J.C. Chaplain
Edge Style Reeded
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Flip
Metal Content .0933 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Product Series French Francs
Provident ID 3913984