This is the third coin in this series. This series will contain 15 coins over 5 years and highlights French heritage by honoring 10 kings, two emperors and three presidents who helped shape the French nation.
Mintage of 1,500 coins!
This Proof Gold 50 Euro coin, which contains .920 fine Gold, is part of the “From Clovis to the Republic – 1,500 Years of French History” series. Charles the Bald (823-877), Holy Roman Emperor and King of West France, was the son of Emperor Louis I and grandson of Charlemagne. He instituted the law authorizing the State to strike coins, and founded Monnaie de Paris. The obverse shows Charles the Bald with his crown surrounded by his name and coins of the era. The reverse depicts his official seal and the dates of his reign. Each of these beautiful Gold coins comes in a box and with a certificate of authenticity.