Published first in the United States in 1943 and then in France in 1946, The Little Prince is Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's best-known work. This poetic and philosophical tale is an editorial phenomenon that is no less than the most widely read and best-known work of French literature in the world. In 2021, the Little Prince will celebrate his 75th birthday.
The obverse of this mini medal highlights the colorized portrait of the Little Prince. This portrait is surrounded by 75 stars evoking the anniversary celebrated in 2021 : the 75th anniversary of the publication of the book in France. In the background, the stars and Saturn complete the setting.