- A worldwide sports event
- An unrivalled technical innovation
Paying tribute to the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England, Monnaie de Paris is issuing an outstanding collection representing the scrum on its obverse and an action of the ¾ on the reverse. Including two oval and convex coins, it also presents an unrivalled technical innovation.
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Denomination1 OZ GOLD PROOF
Organised every four years since 1987, the Rugby World Cup will take place in England from 18th September to 31st October 2015. All editions took place in nations where rugby union is a popular and largely played sport.
The World Cup
During the first edition in 1987, 16 national teams took part. The number of participants rose to 24 in 2007.
In tribute to its founder, the trophy is named after his name, William Webb Ellis Trophy.