•Mint: Monnaie de Paris
•Quality: Brilliant Uncirculated
•Issue limit: 25 000
Series Euro of the coins to legal course of France 2022. 8 coins BU in original folder.
It contains the new €1 and €2 coins, designed by Joaquin Jiménez, General Engraver of the Monnaie de Paris.
Meritxell is a village in Andorra, located in the parish of Canillo in the north of the country near the French border. Our Lady of Meritxell is the patron saint of Andorra.
In the village is the Basilica of Our Lady of Meritxell, which replaces the original Romanesque style sanctuary burnt down in a fire in 1972. It houses a replica of the Romanesque carving of the Virgin that was also destroyed in the fire.
Mintage: 70 000
The coin depicts the hand of a young person holding the hand of an elderly person. The stethoscope at the bottom symbolizes healthcare professionals, the image above shows a replicated virus surrounded by the name of the country, thus representing the country’s commitment to preventing the spread of the virus and caring for its citizens.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
Mintage: 70 000
Mintage year: 2021
Mintage: 150,000 pcs BU
On February 24, 1500, Charles V sees the light of day in the Prinsenhof in Ghent. From then until his death in 1558, the young prince will become one of the greatest rulers of all time.
As befits a real Emperor, Charlemagne naturally longs for his own coin that bears his name. And so the golden Carolus guilder made its appearance in 1521. A silver Carolus follows later in 1540. Charles V is almost always depicted with the Order of the Golden Fleece around his neck, the symbol of an exclusive knighthood.
The coin shows the bust of Emperor Charles V (Carolus V) looking to the left. He wears his signature velvet Renaissance beret and fur-trimmed gown. Around his neck hang the chain with the jewel of the Order of the Golden Fleece. He looks at the golden Carolus Gulden, the coin that is celebrating its 5th centenium.
The Summer Olympic games that will take place in Paris are the opportunity, for Monnaie de Paris to celebrate this major international competition through a series celebrating Sport, its values,the athletes but also the heritage of the host country. Olympism and Paralympism will be highlighted on those products, struck in France in our art workshops.
Following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the year 2021 officially marks the beginning of the countdown to the Paris Games. It is the handingover of the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the previous Games that marks the starting point of a new era of Games in France. This Handover will bedepicted in the series. 2021 is also the first year of a quadrilogy in which sport and its values will be honored through the Monnaie de Paris’ coin and medallions collections. To mark the countdown to the launch of the Games, Monnaie de Paris will issue a €2 commemorative coin for four years from 2021. These coins will highlighting the Olympic Games through famous French numismatic figures.
This first coin presents a racing Marianne, overhanging the athletics stadium of the games. The Eiffel Tower is also featured in the background, symbolising the city of Paris.
The coin is presented in a sealed coincard. Limited to 500,000 pieces in Brilliant Uncirculated version and 10,000pieces in proof version. No circulating version will be issued for this 2€.
The traditional pottery established itself for substantial periods of time in two districts, Latgale and Kurzeme, but only in Latgale it has survived throughout the times and has been passed down to the next generations. The Latgalian pottery is included in the Latvian Culture Canon and it represents one of the brightest pages of traditional culture. The national side of the coin will depict a characteristic piece of Latgalian ceramics – clay candelabrum.
Mintage: 400 000 coins
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