Unesco world heritage - mount saint-michel

In 2020, the UNESCO World Heritage collection highlights three classified sites in three different countries. After Olympia in Greece, it is the Mont Saint-Michel that is highlighted on two gold and silver coins.

Classé depuis 1979, le Mont Saint-Michel représente un joyaux architectural d'une grande variété dans la mesure où sa construction s'est déroulée sur plusieurs siècles, depuis 966.

Emblematic coins

Listed since 1979, the Mount Saint-Michel represents an architectural jewel of a great variety in so far as its construction took place over several centuries, since 966. We can see on the face of the coins the Mount Saint-Michel, dominated by its abbey, while are reflected in the water different architectural forms characteristic of the cloister of the abbey, masterpiece of Gothic style.