French Excellence - Lacoste

In 2023, Monnaie de Paris is partnering with Lacoste to offer a collection of coins of excellence, using the codes of the house created by René Lacoste 90 years earlier.

In 2023, fashion and sport meet with metal thanks to the collaboration between two Houses with excellence know-how. With this collection, I had the occasion of discovering a rich unvivers and was inspired by the values of Lacoste as well as its attachment to sport. Using emblematic motifs and textures, the engraving workshop has recreated the movement and dynamism of the Crocodile House, while paying tribute to its creator. 

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French Excellence - Lacoste

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Emblematic coins

This collection is composed of 2 coins of form make double reference to Rene Lacoste, since he was the inventor in 1963 of the first metal racket. In all the denominations of this collection, the Engraver General of the Monnaie de Paris wished to highlight the movement since its release in the sport, through clothing combining comfort and style, founded the very existence of the House Lacoste. The collection is completed by a 10-euro round silver coin, the same one that will be used in the draw for the 2023 Roland Garros tournament.