2021 France Napoleon Bonaparte – 200th Anniversary of Death 1/4 oz Gold Proof €50 Coin NGC PF70 UC FR

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Why buy this 1/4 oz Gold 2021 €50 France Napoleon Bonaparte Proof?

Monnaie de Paris marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte with this stunning quarter ounce gold piece. Napoleon is among the most important figures in European history. He heavily influenced, directly and indirectly, the map and culture of the continent today. Admired by some and reviled by others, he has a controversial legacy, but nobody can dispute his import.

  • This coin is €50 French legal tender.
  • This coin was struck at Monnaie de Paris.
  • This piece was struck from a quarter ounce of .999 fine gold.
  • This coin is part of a mintage of just 500 pieces.
  • The coin marks the bicentennial of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte, one of the most important figures in European history.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Proof 70.
  • NGC certified this piece First Releases.

Stunning Coronation Design by Jacques-Louis David

Obverse: The obverse features a painting by Jacques-Louis David. It features a scene from the coronation of Napoleon and Josephine on December 2, 1804. The date, “2021,” is near the center. Inscriptions on the bottom read, “D’AP. DAVID” and “SACRE DE L’EMEREUR NAPOLEON.”

Reverse: The Louvre and its famous pyramid feature on the reverse. Within the pyramid is one of the masterpieces that the museum houses, the Victory of Samothrace. The name of the issuing country, “RF” (Republique francaise), and the coin’s face value, “€50” are noted in the pyramid, while the name of the museum, “LOUVRE,” is inscribed at the bottom.

Perfect PF70 FR

This coin earned Numismatic Guaranty Corporation’s (NGC’s) highest grade, Proof 70, which means that it appears flawless even under 5x magnification. This example was also certified First Releases, which means that it was submitted for grading within 30 days of its initial release from the mint.

Add this 2021 €50 France 1/4 oz Gold Napoleon Bonaparte Proof to your collection today.

Additional information

Brand/Mint

Monnaie de Paris

Certification

NGC

Composition

Gold

Core

White

Country of Manufacture

France (FR)

Diameter

22.000000

Edge Design

Reeded

Grade

PF70

Metal Type

Gold

Shape

Round

Strike Type

Proof