20 years after its launch, the Monnaie de Paris is celebrating the second part of the euro's anniversary with a collection of gold and silver coins.
For this occasion and for the first time in Europe, the national obverse of the €1 and €2 coins is getting a makeover and will feature a new design by Joaquin Jiménez, engraver of the "Tree of Life", which has been present on both denominations until now.
This proof series celebrates the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the euro in France.
Limited to 2 022 copies only, this case reproducing the shape of the BE series issued in 2002 contains the 8 circulating denominations in proof quality. The obverse of the €1 and €2 banknotes feature the new design by Joaquin Jiménez, General Engraver of Monnaie de Paris.
This set also contains the exclusive 20€ silver coin in proof quality issued for the euro anniversary.