Reverse: Denomination above the date within a wreath encircled by. Liberté Égalité Fraternité (France's motto meaning Liberty, equality, fraternity). The Lucky Angel coin design is often used for gift giving because of its iconic design.Origins of the French Angel Coin. The history and legend coincide in these enduring 20 Franc Gold angel coins. For more than two centuries the Paris Mint's guardian angel coins have inspired countless tales of faith, luck and good fortune. Following the French Revolution in 1791, master engraver Augustin Dupré was called on to create new currency for the Paris Mint. On the coin's reverse, he featured the winged genius with his outstretched arm inscribes France's constitution. Over time, collectors began to refer to Gold coins bearing Dupré's design as guardian angel coins. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\Europe\France". The seller is "dotty-hatpins" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.