French 50 Francs Gold
Buy French 50 Francs gold coins from BullionByPost. Below is our selection of gold 50 French Franc coins. Though widely produced the age of these coins does attribute some collectability to them. The 50 Franc gold coins were introduced in 1855, weigh 16.129 grams, and are struck in the traditional European purity of 900 fineness. This 90% purity means each coin contains 14.51 grams of gold, making them valuable in metal alone.
All of our 50 Franc gold coins will have been tested by the team for authenticity and prices include free, fully insured delivery.
French 50 Francs Gold Price
French 50 Francs Gold coin prices are derived from the value of the gold each coin contains. Each French 50 Francs gold coin weighs 16.12 grams, and is struck to a purity of 21 carat, meaning they contain 14.51 grams of pure gold.
French 50 Francs Gold coin prices can vary thanks to the coin's history and numismatic appeal, with certain years or designs being particularly desirable with collectors. The price of a new French 50 Francs gold coin will typically be based on today's gold price, with a small premium to cover the cost of manufacturing and supply of the coin. Older or rare French 50 Francs gold coins can cost considerably more than the UK gold price. With the global price of gold being primarily calculated in dollars, periods in which the pound is weak versus the dollar will see UK French 50 Francs gold coin prices rise, while a strong pound would see lower prices in the UK.
Our French 50 Francs gold prices are displayed in real-time, updating every two minutes in-line with the current gold spot price. Investment gold is VAT-free, and the French 50 Francs gold coin price shown includes fully insured delivery.
French 50 Francs Gold Coin Specification
French 50 Francs gold coins weigh 16.12g with a diameter of 29mm. French 50 Francs Gold coins are manufactured from 21 carat gold.
French 50 Francs Gold Value
Investors often ask what is the value of a French 50 Francs gold coins? French 50 Francs gold coins have a face value of 50 francs. It is important to note that the face value is a nominal amount that has no bearing on the actual value of the coin. As mentioned, the French 50 Francs gold coins main value can usually be worked out based on the current gold price. It is this simplicity that makes gold bullion coins appealing. They are bought and sold based on their intrinsic metal value without having to worry about any numismatic value and more complicated selling process.
You can always find a simple benchmark value for a French 50 Francs gold coin thanks to the publicly available spot price. The value of a French 50 Francs gold coin is therefore generally the same regardless of the year and is just based on the metal content. Some years of French 50 Francs gold coins might command a further premium. A lower mintage, or special design could see their value increase beyond their metal content.
The easiest way to work out a French 50 Francs Gold coin value is to use its gold weight of 14.51 grams and multiply that by the current gold spot price in grams. As a coin with a purity of 900 fineness, it's important to calculate the 21 carat French 50 Francs gold coin value, to ensure you have an accurate price.
How Much are French 50 Francs Gold Coins Worth?
If you are wondering how much are French 50 Francs Gold coins worth, a simple rule of thumb is that a French 50 Francs gold has 14.51g of pure gold, or 0.51 troy ounces. If you see the gold price in troy ounces you can therefore work out how much a French 50 Francs gold coin is worth quite quickly.