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The Sower - 20 years of the Euro 5€ 1/2g gold coin
The Sower - 20 years of the Euro 5€ 1/2g gold coin

The Sower - 20 years of the Euro
5€ 1/2g gold coin Proof quality Yeardate 2022

In 2022, Monnaie de Paris reveals the second part of its hommage to the 20th anniversary of euro, by celebrating the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the euro currency.


Like a chronological frieze, on the right-hand side of the obverse is the French franc symbol accompanied by an olive branch. This natural and numismatic symbol has appeared on the 1 franc coins since the monetary reform of the Fifth Republic. On the right-hand side, the Euro symbol encircles Joaquin Jiménez's "Tree of Life“, designed in 1997.


The reverse is identical to the 2021 Sower collection, paying a first tribute to the European currecy. On the left is the original sower design by the engraver Oscar Roty, sowing 20 stars in the furrows of the French flag. The face in the foreground is a representation of the original face of the woman who inspired the engraver in 1896, Rosalinda Pesce.

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Ref : 10041362750000

77,00 € 
Price (incl. taxes)

Specifications

  • Metal
    OR FIN 999/1000
  • Year date
    2022
  • Weight
    0.500
    g
  • Quality
    Proof
  • Mintage
    2500
  • Face value
    5
  • Diameter
    11.000
    mm

The collection "The Ages of Europe"