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Charles de Gaulle - Monnaie de Paris 2020

Charles de Gaulle

A leader of Free France during the Second World War, author of the appeal for resistance of June 18, 1940, then instigator of the Fifth Republic, of which he was the first president from 1959 to 1969, Charles de Gaulle was one of the most emblematic figures of the 20th century.
On the occasion of the 130th anniversary of his birth, the 50th anniversary of his death, and the 80th anniversary of the Appeal of June 18, celebrated in 2020, Monnaie de Paris unveils a 2€ commemorative coin, two 10€ silver coins, one 100€ silver coin, and a miniset with the effigy of General de Gaulle.