This series debuted in 2011 and pays tribute to key French sovereigns who most affected the French nation’s history. This is the eighth issue of this series.
Mintage of just 1,500 coins!
This Proof Gold 50 Euro coin, which is made of .920 Gold, is part of the “From Clovis to the Republic – 1,500 Years of French History” series. Francis I is the king most often associated with the French Renaissance. During his reign, from 1515 to 1547, he encouraged the development of art and literature in France. The obverse of the coin presents a profile portrait of Francis I wearing a feathered hat. The reverse features the emblem of Francis I, the crowned salamander. Each of these beautiful Gold coins comes in a box and with a certificate of authenticity.