Monnaie de Paris pays tribute to the major masterpieces of French museums or having been painted in France.
The obverse of the coin shows a major part of the art work. The Van Gogh portrait is in close-up and appears on the right side of the coin. The below border of the painting features a view of the facade of Orsay Museum seem from the Seine, where the art work is kept. The title of the art work and the name of the artist are inscribed on the left part of the frame. The stamp « Chefs d’œuvre des Musées » has been added below the inscriptions on the left. The 2020 yeardate is visible below on the right of the artist’s portrait The reverse is common to the series, it shows a mix of some French museums views.