European Gold Coins (Type Coins)
Buy European Gold Coins OnlineMinted primarily from the early 1800s to the 1930s, these coins were used heavily as currency during the times of their issuance, so specimens surviving in uncirculated or mint state condition today are relatively scarce. Benefits to these coins include true scarcity, high demand and true historical significance. These European Gold coins come primarily from the Austrian Mint, Monnaie de Paris, Royal Dutch Mint and The Royal Mint. Investors value these items for the Gold content, while collectors enjoy the classic designs.
Gold DucatsFirst issued by the Kingdom of Austria in the first years of the 17th century, the Ducat is a Gold coin that was used as a trade coin in Europe. The Ducat was mainly utilized from the later Middle Ages until as late as the 20th century. Many types of Ducats had various metal content and purchasing power throughout the period. The last regular issue of the 4-ducat denomination for circulation was in 1914, during the last years of the reign of Franz Joseph I, emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, just before the start of World War I.
Gold CoronasThese unique Gold coins were struck between 1908 and 1914, before the 1915 100 Corona Gold coin restrikes. Each bears the rightward-facing profile of Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, Franz Josef.
Gold FrancsThe French franc used to be the currency of France. The euro was adopted in 1999, which is still used today. The Swiss franc is a still prominently used today. The countries that use francs include Switzerland, Liechtenstein and most of Francophone Africa.
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