• 1899-1906 Gold French 20 Franc Bullion Rooster/Cockerel 24958
  • 1899-1906 Gold French 20 Franc Bullion Rooster/Cockerel 24957
  • 1899-1906 Gold French 20 Franc Bullion Rooster/Cockerel 24958
  • 1899-1906 Gold French 20 Franc Bullion Rooster/Cockerel 24957
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1899-1906 Gold French 20 Franc Bullion Rooster/Cockerel Coin

Buy 1899-1906 French 20 Francs - Rooster Reverse - Selected Bullion Coins.

Issued between 1899-1906, the gold French 20 Franc coin with the Rooster reverse is a popular choice for investors looking for interesting coins to add to the portfolio.

  • Contains 0.1867 troy ounce gold
  • Struck in 0.900 gold fineness
  • Investment Gold - VAT free
  • Low premiums!

This investment product is our choice of date.


(VAT Exempt)
Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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Gold French Coins

Struck in 0.900 fineness, the 20 Franc coin contains 0.1867 troy ounce of gold. These selected bullion coins are sold at a low margin over the spot gold price.

This is sold as a bullion coin at a low premium above the gold spot price, the finish is uncirculated - this is not the grade. If you are looking for a dated or a graded coin please contact our showroom on 01253 343081.


French 20 Franc coins with the Rooster reverse, struck between 1899 to 1906 feature the edge lettering DIEU PROTEGE LA FRANCE. Coins struck from 1907 bear the edge lettering:



The obverse engraving was designed by Jules-Clément Chaplain. It displays the French national symbol, Marianne with the engraver's name set in relief J C CHAPLAIN. The coin features the inscription:



The reverse features an engraving of the unofficial French national symbol the rooster - the le coq gaulois - by Jules-Clément Chaplain. The coin bears the inscription:


Mint marks are either side of the date. The date will vary.


Diameter 21mm
Weight 6.4516g
Alloy 21.6 carat gold
Fineness 0.900
Actual Gold Weight 0.1867 Troy oz
Obverse Designer Jules-Clément Chaplain
Reverse Designer Jules-Clément Chaplain
Mint Paris Mint
Mintage  Varies depending on year
Finish Uncirculated
Terms & Delivery

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You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.

Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

Full delivery information can be found by clicking here.

Postal Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase. 

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