Gold Women of France Series Monnaie de Paris honors the lives of women that left their mark on France with these Femmes de France, Women of France, coin series. Each year of release will pay tribute to three women. Each Gold coin is broad struck, giving prominence to background designs inspired by the richly patterned fabrics of bygone ages.
Beginning in 2016, the series features three famous women who come from the medieval period: Queen Clotilde, Queen Mathilde and Joan of Arc. The series will continue to choose three prominent women from different eras of French history.