- France seen by a famous fashion designer : Jean Paul Gaultier
- First wave of the complete series of 24 10€ silver coins
- Coin sold in its exclusive cardboard
In 2017, Monnaie de Paris presents a series of gold and silver Euros Coins depicting France seen by Jean Paul Gaultier. The cities, the provinces or the regions are seen through the eyes of French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier are presented on the twenty-four 10€ silver coins. Two uncolorised 50€ silver coins, two colorised 50€ silver coins and the 200€ gold coin featuring the strong French symbols complete the series.
The centre area of France and its history are honoured on this coin. It presents Jeanne d’Arc dressed with a corset inspired from Jean Paul Gaultier’s collections. Her horse is wearing a marinière. In the background we can see the Orléans Cathedral. This scene is a reference to the siege of Orléans (1428-1429) during the Hundred Years' War. Jeanne d’Arc freed the town from the Englishmen.
Contains: One 10€ silver coin in its exclusive packaging.