1893 Swiss 20 Franc coin 90% pure gold weighs 6.45 grms- scrap value $335

Here we have a 1893 SWISS GOLD 20 FRANCS.

The piece weighs 6.45 grammes, and is made of 0.900 fine gold.

The 20 Francs is in stunning condition, please e-mail me if you would like to see high resolution scans of the coin.

This is your chance to own a piece of numismatist history!

Coins such as this will only appreciate in value, as more and more collectors, as well as investors are seeking rare quality pieces.

Gold prices/coins have increased by 50% in the past two years year. This trend is set to continue into 2012. Now is the time to invest!

The pictures I have uploaded do not do this coin credit!

Please feel free to contact me if you have any inquiries.
THE PROFESSIONAL SCAN IS FOR I896 BUT IS FOR ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES only TO SHOW THE FINE DETAIL OF THE COINS. MY SCANNER IS UNABLE TO CAPTURE THIS FINE DETAIL. THE 1893 SCAN IS THE ACTUAL COIN SHOWN IN THE SCAN. ADDITIONAL SCANS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST by contacting .

A Brief Swiss COINS History
Switzerland is a confederation of 23 cantons or states in Western Europe, bordered by France, Germany, Italy and Austria. It has four official languages French, German, Italian and Romansch, a Latin dialect spoken by about 1% of its population. It includes large parts of the Alps, and for much of its history has

Swiss Gold Coins
Switzerland is famous for the gold stored in its banks. Its best known gold coin is the 20 franc which was issued from 1886 to 1949. The mintage is very low for some of these issues, and because most are stored in bank vaults, they are rarely seen in auction.

Specifications
Technical specifications of the most frequently encountered Swiss gold coins.

Denomination

Diameter

Weight

Alloy

AGW

20 Francs

21

6.4516

.900

0.1867

Key
Denomination = face value
Diameter = Approximate diameter in millimeters.
Weight = Weight in grams.
Alloy = Fineness of gold.
AGW = Actual fine gold weight in troy ounces.

24 karat (carat) "PURE GOLD" at $1775.00 per ounce(2/27/12) gives a scrap value of $335 approx.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS – Please Note: Import duties, taxes and charges are NOT included in the item price or EXCESS INSURANCE CHARGES IN the shipping charges outlined the the offering of these costs is available on request. These charges are solely the buyer’s responsibility. Please check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional fees will be prior to bidding/buying. We use USPS for all international shipping.

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