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Mitterrand - Kohl
10€ Silver Coin - Proof quality yeardate 2020

€77.00
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Diameter 37 mm
Metal SILVER 900‰
Weight 22.2 g
Qualité Proof
La qualité "Belle Épreuve" est la plus haute qualité numismatique devant les qualités "Brillant Universel" (BU) et "courante". Une pièce belle épreuve est une pièce obtenue au moyen de coins et de flans spécialement préparés et de conditions de frappe particulières, de sorte que les motifs de gravure ressortent avec une grande netteté et que la surface est sans défaut. Les fonds de la gravure sont extrêmement brillants, les reliefs sont matés.
Mintage 3000
Millésime 2020
Valeur faciale 10€
On the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of German reunification, this series highlights Franco-German reconciliation and the close bond which unites Helmut kohl and François Mitterrand, both instigators of a stronger economic Europe. The...
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Mitterrand - Kohl 10€ Silver Coin Proof quality yeardate 2020
€77.00

    Description

    On the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of German reunification, this series highlights Franco-German reconciliation and the close bond which unites Helmut kohl and François Mitterrand, both instigators of a stronger economic Europe. 

    The front of the coin depicts the statesman profiles of François Mitterrand in the foreground and Helmut kohl in the background. Their names are indicated near their profile. The European flag and its 12 stars are represented with the mention RF in their center. Two of the stars of the flag are greatly enlarged in order to represent the French and German flags and therefore to strengthen their role in European construction. The flags are colored on the 10 € Silver and use the heraldic color codes. 

    The reverse of the coins highlights reunified Germany by recalling the border that separated the FRG from the GDR. The words"30th anniversary of reunification" are affixed throughout the territory, as if to seal the unity of the country. This phrase is also mentioned in German around the coin as well as the 2020 vintage. The face value of the coin is depict in German territory.

    Our craftman

    • THE ENGRAVER

      Trained at the best schools, they have the years of experience behind them necessary to master all aspects of the craft. Using industrial oil-based modelling clay and working from a design executed freehand or with CAD software, they skilfully fashion a low relief model in order to enhance the engraving and the way it catches the light. They work alternately with concave and convex plaster moulds until satisfied they have achieved the best 3D rendering of the design.

    • THE MINTER

      The first minters began to ply their trade in France when striking with a hammer appeared in the 4th century BC. Nowdays, minsters use press instead of a hammer. Their knowledge of dies, engraving and metals, and their expertise - passed seamlessly down from one generation to the next for centuries - guarantees the excellence of their work.