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- Contains .23 ounce of Gold.
- Comes in a box along with a certificate of authenticity.
- Mintage of 1,500 coins.
- Obverse: Features the face of a young Saint Louis. The king's name appears along the edge of the coin.
- Reverse: Depicts the oak of justice and the dates of the king’s reign (1226-1270).
- Guaranteed by the Monnaie de Paris.
This Gold coin would be a great addition to any coin collection or an ideal gift for a loved one. Add this 2012 1/4 oz Proof Gold €50 Legendary Collection Saint Louis coin to your cart today!
This Proof Gold 50 Euro coin is part of the “From Clovis to the Republic – 1,500 Years of French History” series. Three coins are released per year, and this issue, honors Saint Louis (1214-1270). Saint Louis, also known as Louis IX, was the founder of royal justice where the king assumed the role of “supreme bestower of justice.” He was often chosen as an arbiter for the quarrels among the rulers of Europe. In 1297, he became the first French monarch to be canonized, and remains the only one to this day.
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