- France visited by a famous comics character : Mickey
- Set of two 50€ silver coins colorised
Mickey is truly an emblematic character, he has become an icon within the icons within the comics and cartoons world.
Created in 1928 by Walt Disney, Mickey incarnates strong values like: friendship, enthusiasm, braveness and optimism. He is timeless and unique. He conquered many generations through the world, maintaining a privileged link with France.
Celebrating the 90th birthday of the most human of all mice, Monnaie de Paris is editing a gold and silver Euros collector coin series named « Mickey & la France ».
The famous mouse discovers France and makes polaroids of each city, province or region he visits as a souvenir. His trip is displayed over the twenty 10€ Silver coins.
Two Silver 50€ coins and two colourised 50€ Silver coins as well as a 200€ Gold coin complete this collection and show the main moments and activities of Mickeys trip to France.
The 50€ coin of the first wave depicts Mickey as a student. The background represents Erasmus and a university. The stars linking Mickey and the background symbolise the European students exchange program.
The 50€ coin of the second wave represents Mickey on the Champs Elysées on the 14th July parade. In the background, the Triumph Arch and a large French Flag. The Patrouille de France flies over the whole scene.