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Women of France Queen Clotilde
Women of France Queen Clotilde

Women of France
Queen Clotilde 50€ GOLD PROOF 1/4 OZ 2016

  • Celebration of French History
  • A tribute paid to the women who contributed to French History
  • Available in gold and in silver

Clotilde (c. 474 - 545), princess of Burgundy and fervent Catholic,
was brought up in her mother’s Christian faith. She married Clovis
in 493 and their first two children were baptised at Clotilde’s
particular request. It was at the battle of Tolbiac in 496 that Clovis
himself promised to convert, on condition that he was victorious.
He was subsequently baptised on 25 December 498 in Reims.
Highly instrumental in her husband’s conversion to Christianity,
Clotilde died around 545 and was canonised around 550.

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Ref : 10041299790000

505,00 € 
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Specifications

  • Denomination
    1/4 OZ GOLD PROOF
  • Metal
    OR JAUNE 920/1000
  • Year date
    2016
  • Weight
    8.450
    g
  • Quality
    Proof
  • Mintage
    1000
  • Face value
    50
  • Diameter
    22.000
    mm

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Women of France Queen Clotilde
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A tribute to French History

This series’ coins highlights the women who shaped France History.

From textile patterns to engraving

Through their portrait and the significant event of their live, Monnaie de Paris’ engravers have transcribed those famous women’s personality. Some textures treated as all-over textiles patterns appear in the background of the coins.

The collection "Women of France"