The art of the pen

In 2021, Monnaie de Paris inaugurated a new series around literary styles and authors who have marked the history of literature in France and abroad. After celebrating poetry in 2021, the Monnaie de Paris is highlighting theatre for 2022.

Emblematic coins

This series present a common reverse where we can find a pen engraved in the center of the piece accompanied by emblematic quotes of the most famous authors such as «Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien» by Voltaire, «Lasciate ogne speranza voi ch'intrate» by Dante Alighieri, “To be or not to be that is the question” by William Shakespeare or “Was mich nicht umbringt macht mich stärker” by Nietzsche.