Monnaie de Paris is celebrating two anniversaries this year and this beautiful Gold coin celebrates both. It is the 40th anniversary of its currency production site at Pessac near Bordeaux and the transformation of its historic factory in Paris.
Mintage of 1,000 coins!
This Proof Gold coin contains .920 Gold! The obverse features a representation of the Sower by Oscar Roty, and the 12 stars representing the founding countries of the eurozone appear along the edge of the coin. The reverse is a combination of four coins inspired by the sites of Pessac and Paris. On the top and right hand sides appears the footbridge of the Pessac factory, overlooking the machinery for the production of currencies. The bottom and left hand sides of the coin feature the Paris site. Each of these beautiful Proof Gold coins comes to you in a box and with certificate of authenticity.