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The Coronation of Napoleon I - Louvre
10€ Silver Coin - Yeardate 2021

€82.00
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Diameter 25.75 mm
Metal SILVER 999‰
Weight 22.2 g
Qualité Proof
La qualité "Belle Épreuve" est la plus haute qualité numismatique devant les qualités "Brillant Universel" (BU) et "courante". Une pièce belle épreuve est une pièce obtenue au moyen de coins et de flans spécialement préparés et de conditions de frappe particulières, de sorte que les motifs de gravure ressortent avec une grande netteté et que la surface est sans défaut. Les fonds de la gravure sont extrêmement brillants, les reliefs sont matés.
Mintage 2500
Millésime 2021
Valeur faciale 10€
In 2021, we will celebrate the bicentenary of the passing away of Napoleon I. This year will therefore be truly "Napoleon Year" celebrated in France and internationally. We obviously couldn't miss this event and wanted to celebrate it not only fro...
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The Coronation of Napoleon I - Louvre 10€ Silver Coin Yeardate 2021
€82.00

    Description

    In 2021, we will celebrate the bicentenary of the passing away of Napoleon I. This year will therefore be truly "Napoleon Year" celebrated in France and internationally. We obviously couldn't miss this event and wanted to celebrate it not only from several angles of the heritage of this period of French history but also through our different types of products. The obverse depicts The coronation of Emperor Napoleon I and the coronation of Empress Josephine on 2 December 1804, a painting by the artist Jacques-Louis David exhibited in the Louvre.


    On the reverse side, you can see the representation of the Louvre Pyramid and the building. Inside the pyramid, a key work of the museum: the Victory of Samothrace.


    The name of the museum is written at the bottom of the room.


    The mention "RF" as well as the punch of Joaquin Jimenez are inside the pyramid.

    The Collection

    2021 marks the 200th anniversary of Napoléon death on Saint Helena island and on this occasion, Monnaie de Paris celebrate the legacy of this period of history with an original and innovative coin collection.

    In this bicentenary year of Napoleon I’s passing away, we wanted to highlight one of the graphic icons of the Napoleonic era: the bicorn. We used it in several forms and made it a real "communication" vector. Indeed, on several products, it is a real mise en abyme where the bicorn is the object that carries the allegories and symbols of the Napoleonic heritage, whether civil or military!

    Engraver word
    painting austerlitz
    painting Napoleon crossing the alps
    Painting Napoleon at Arcole bridge

    Our craftman

    • THE ENGRAVER

      Trained at the best schools, they have the years of experience behind them necessary to master all aspects of the craft. Using industrial oil-based modelling clay and working from a design executed freehand or with CAD software, they skilfully fashion a low relief model in order to enhance the engraving and the way it catches the light. They work alternately with concave and convex plaster moulds until satisfied they have achieved the best 3D rendering of the design.

    • THE MINTER

      The first minters began to ply their trade in France when striking with a hammer appeared in the 4th century BC. Nowdays, minsters use press instead of a hammer. Their knowledge of dies, engraving and metals, and their expertise - passed seamlessly down from one generation to the next for centuries - guarantees the excellence of their work.