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40 Francs Charles X Gold Coin – 1824-1830

40 Francs Charles X Gold Coin – 1824-1830

$969.76

The 40 Franc Charles X French Gold Coin is a rare denomination that were struck during the reign of Charles X from 1824-1830. Struck at the Paris Mint in average circulation condition.

Obverse: Bare bust of Charles X left. Engraver’s signature (MICHAUT.) below.

Reverse: Crowned french royal arms, splitting value (40-F) flanked by olive-branches. Date, flanked by privy mark and mint initial below.

 

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Description

Charles X, grandson of Louis XV and brother of Louis XVI and Louis XVIII, took control of the French Empire in 1824. He tried to recreate the absolute monarchy enjoyed by his predecessors before the Revolution. The people of France, however, wanted a monarch who would accept the principles of constitutional and parliamentary government. Charles’ abdication on August 4th 1830 put an end to aristocratic control in France It could be said that the minting of the Charles X 20 Franc coin marked the end of absolute aristocratic control in France.

 

Historical Events

1824 – Louis XVIII dies and Charles X ascends the throne.

1825 – French law recognizes aristocrats for losses in Revolution.

1829 – Jules Armand de Polignac is appointed Chief Minister.

1830 – Louis-Phillippe is crowned king of France.

40 Franc Specifications

Minted: 1825 – 1830
Weight: .1867 grams
Fineness: .900 Gold
Diameter: 21 mm

Additional information

Metal

gold

Weight

.3734 oz

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