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Grandes dates de l'Histoire de l'Humanité - La Fayette - Monnaie de Paris 2020

Major Landmarks in the history of humanity - Arrival of La Fayette in Boston

2020 marks the 240th anniversary of the arrival of Marquis de La Fayette in Boston on April 28, 1780, aboard the Hermione. A major event in the history of the United States as it contributed, thanks to the 6,000 soldiers La Fayette brought with him, to the decisive victory of the separatists against the British troops at the Battle of Yorktown on October 17, 1781.
Monnaie de Paris pays tribute to this episode with a collection of gold and silver coins, including two coins in octagonal format.