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1869 A France Napoleon III 20 Franc Gold Coin
1869 A France Napoleon III 20 Franc Gold Coin

1869 A France Napoleon III 20 Franc Gold Coin

Established the Second French Empire, in an attempt to restore the glory of the Napoleonic era

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Mint: Paris
Monarch: Napoleon III
Design: Crowned Mantle arms divide denomination
Country: France
Composition: Gold
Weight (grams): 6.45
Weight (troy/oz): 0.1867
Purity (%): 90
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$830.70
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Product Description:

Napoleon III established the Second French Empire (1852-1870) in an attempt to restore the glory of the Napoleonic era, marking a return to monarchy in France. The empire brought stability and economic prosperity, leaving a significant impact on France during the 19th century.

His modernization efforts in Paris left a lasting global influence on urban planning and architecture. The Haussmannian urban redevelopment model, named after Napoleon III's prefect of the Seine, Georges-Eugene Haussmann, shaped city planning worldwide.

Despite both achievements and shortcomings, Napoleon III's legacy as the Emperor of the French and his contributions to France's modernization and global affairs position him as an important historical figure.

Obverse: Head facing right, Napoleon III EMPEREUR

Reverse: Crowned Mantle arms divide denomination