Antique France 1893A 20 Francs gold coin pendant lucky angel rooster 14k yellow
Antique 1893A French LUCKY 20 Francs gold coin in 14k yellow gold bezel pendant setting, approx. 7.8 grams, and 0.9 across without the bail. French 20 Francs gold coin is considered luckiest coin in the world. Please see below for the story. Coin info: Gold fineness: 0.9000; Coin alone weight: 6.45 grams. Bail is marked “14k”. Pictured chain is for display only. The listing is for the pendant only. The Lucky Gold Angel. The legend of the “Lucky” Angel started in the unluckiest of all places, waiting in line for a meeting with the guillotine. During the French revolution, the coin’s designer, Augustin Dupre, was spared from losing his head at the last minute. By a stroke of luck, lightning flashed, scaring the executioner and saving Dupre’s life. He attributed his good luck to the Angel coin he carried in his pocket. Inspired by this tale, Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte also carried a “Lucky” Angel, but lost his coin the day before the Battle of Waterloo and promptly lost the battle. The design shows an angel writing the French constitution. The the “Lucky” legends continued, with sea captains and fighter pilots in both world wars believing the coin brought them luck. The item “Antique France 1893A 20 Francs gold coin pendant lucky angel rooster 14k yellow” is in sale since Thursday, January 30, 2020. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Necklaces & Pendants\Precious Metal without Stones”. The seller is “uyakiss” and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Main Stone: No Stone
- Theme: Lucky Genius writing constitution, rooster..
- Metal: Yellow Gold
- Style: Antique gold coin bezel Pendant
- Metal Purity: 14k
- Pendant Shape: Round
- Base Metal: Yellow Gold, 14k