In 2021, we will celebrate the bicentenary of the passing away of Napoleon I. This year will therefore be truly "Napoleon Year" celebrated in France and internationally. We obviously couldn't miss this event and wanted to celebrate it not only from several angles of the heritage of this period of French history but also through our different types of products.
On the front, the portrait of Napoleon as an Emperor by Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Triosson, with his laurel crown and the Legion of Honour around his neck.
The pictogram specially created by Monnaie deParis for the bicentenary of Napoleon's death is also depicted.
On the reverse, we have chosen to represent an iconic symbol of Napoleon: the bee,symbol of immortality and resurrection. They were chosen to be linked to the new dynasty at the origins of France.
The reverse sides of the 8 coins also feature the Monnaie de Paris and Napoléon Foundation logos.