Tunisia 1892-A 20 francs

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was struck 1891-1902 by the French in the name of Ali Bey, nominal ruler of Tunisia. Gold twenty francs were struck to the standard of the Franc Germinal until 1928, long after metropolitan France had abandoned it. The 1892-A is the most common date.

Recorded mintage: 937,000.

Specification: 6.45 g, .900 fine gold, .186 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 227.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.

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