Monnaie de Paris pays tribute to the major masterpieces of French museums or having been painted in France.
The obverse of the coin shows the painting Guernica where it has been painted: Picasso’s workshop located on 7, GrandsAugustins street in Paris, close to Monnaie de Paris. The painting is fully visible. The title of the art work and the name of the painter are visible on the wood beam which supports the roof of the workshop. The stamp « Chefs d’œuvre des musées » has been added on the top left. The reverse is common to the series, it shows a mix of some French museums views.