European & Foreign Gold Coins

Foreign Gold Coins

Foreign Gold Coins represent a collectible substitute to the standard Bullion products and generic US gold coins. Most listed below were minted from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century and contain varying amounts of gold as illustrated in the table below. These coins for the most part have minimal numismatic value and we are referring to the common or “Type” coin from each series. These world gold coins are an excellent and diverse alternative bullion option. Please call us for daily pricing! The following values are updated daily and for informational purposes only.

 

 

Country Denomination Year Gold (Troy Oz.) Current Value
Austria 20 Corona (restrikes)1892-1905 0.1960 $ 247.86
Belgium 20 Franc 1867-1914 0.1867 $ 236.10
Chile 100 Pesos 1946-1980 0.5886 $ 744.34
Denmark 10 Kronor 1873-1917 0.1296 $ 163.89
Denmark 20 Kronor 1873-1917 0.2592 $ 327.78
France 20 Franc 1871-1898 (Angel) 0.1867 $ 236.10
France 20 Franc 1899-1914 (Rooster) 0.1867 $ 236.10
Germany 10 Mark Prussia 1872-1912 0.1152 $ 145.68
Germany 20 Mark 1871-1914 0.2304 $ 291.36
Great Britain Sovereign George V (1911-1925) 0.2354 $ 297.69
Hungary 10 Korona (restrikes) 1892 0.0980 $ 123.93
Hungary 20 Korona (restrikes) 1892 0.1960 $ 247.86
Italy 20 Lire 1861-1897 0.1867 $ 236.10
Mexico 5 Peso (restrikes) 1955 0.1205 $ 152.38
Mexico 10 Peso (restrikes) 1959 0.2411 $ 304.90
Mexico 20 Peso (restrikes) 1959 0.4823 $ 609.92
Mexico 50 Peso 1921-1947 1.2056 $ 1,524.60
Netherlands 10 Gulden 1875-1933 0.1947 $ 246.22
Peru 1/2 Libra 1898-1969 0.1177 $ 148.84
Peru 1 Libra 1898-1969 0.2354 $ 297.69
Russia 5 Rouble 1897-1911 0.1244 $ 157.32
Russia 10 Rouble 1897-1911 0.2489 $ 314.76
South Africa Sovereign 1925-1932 0.2354 $ 297.69
Sweden 10 Kronor 1873-1901 0.1296 $ 163.89
Sweden 20 Kronor 1873-1902 0.2593 $ 327.91
Switzerland 10 Franc 1911-1922 0.0933 $ 117.99
Switzerland 20 Franc 1897-1949 0.1867 $ 236.10

Browse the foreign gold coins available from National Coin Broker.

 

Austrian Philharmonic Gold

The Vienna Philharmonic coin is struck from pure, 999.9 fine (24 karats) gold. It is issued every year, in four different face values, sizes and weights. According to the World Gold Council, it was the best-selling gold coin worldwide in 1992, 1995 and 1996.

Because the Vienna Philharmonic gold coin is legal tender in Austria with actual face value, it is backed by the Austrian government, making it an incredibly safe and secure gold coin […]

Swiss 20 Franc Gold Coin

Swiss gold coins had face values of 10, 20 and 100 Swiss francs and were minted in a millesimal fineness of 900. Vreneli is the informal name for this range of legal tender gold coins produced in Switzerland. The formal name is: Helvetia Head.

The coins were issued between 1897 and 1936, in 1947 and in 1949. The coins are sometimes colloquially called, “Swiss Miss,” from the obvious obverse motif.

The 20 franc coin’s reverse shows […]

British Gold Sovereign

The British Gold Sovereign is a gold coin of the United Kingdom with a nominal value of one pound sterling, but in practice used as a bullion coin.

Named after the English gold sovereign, last minted in 1604, the name was revived with the Great Recoinage of 1816. Production of these new sovereigns began in 1817. The gold content was then fixed at 113 grains (7.322 g), equivalent to 0.2354 Troy ounces, a weight which […]

Mexican 50 Pesos Gold Coin

Some of the most beautiful coins in the world are the Gold Peso Coins from Mexico. The most striking is the majestic Mexican 50 Peso Gold Coin.

First issued in 1921 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Mexico’s independence from Spain, the Mexican 50 Pesos Gold Coin is also known as the “Centenario.”

 

These Mexican 50 Pesos Gold Coins, also known as “Mex50,” contain gold in quantities a little over the standard one-ounce bullion coins. The […]

French Angel 20 Franc Gold

The French Angel coins, after its introduction in the year 1792 was produced in full swing in denominations of 20 Francs from the year 1871 and was intermittently minted after that till 1898. French Angel design in the 20 Franc denomination was minted for a brief period in the years 1848 and 1849 and again between 1899 and 1906.

French Angel design is also displayed on the 50 Franc pieces that were produced between 1878 […]

Gold Krugerrand

The Gold Krugerrand is a South African gold coin, first minted in 1967 to help market South African gold. The coin proved popular, and by 1980 the Krugerrand accounted for 90% of the gold coin market.

It is produced by the South African Mint, and offered in one ounce, a half ounce, a quarter ounce and a tenth ounce of actual gold weight.

Private mints have attempted to capitalize off the popularity of the coin, minting […]

Chinese Gold Panda

The Chinese Gold Panda is a series of gold bullion coins issued by the People’s Republic of China. The official mint of the People’s Republic of China introduced the Chinese Gold Panda bullion coins in 1982. The panda design changes every year (with a single exception) and the Chinese Gold Panda come in different sizes and denominations, ranging from 1/20 troy oz. to 1 troy oz. (and larger ones as well).

China issued its first […]