In 2020, the Monnaie de Paris is paying tribute to a new event that has marked history and spirits as part of the "Mankind History" collection. Celebratingthe 75th anniversary of the peace brought by the end of the Second World War, This coin takes the form of the symbol of the Allied force: the V.
On the obverse of the coin are the flags of the allied nations of the Second World War. These flags bear heraldic codes for colours. They represent a V-shape, symbolising victory. The inscription "75 ans Victoire - Victory" appears on the right and refers to the anniversary ofthe Allied victory over Nazi Germany. Barbed wire completes the decoration andis broken in half by the V of Victory composed of the flags, a beautiful allegory marking the end of the battles.
The reverse of the coin depicts doves taking flight and passing through the V of victory. These doves are synonymous with peace. Thebird in the foreground has its wings spread out in a V-shape echoing the Allied victory over Nazi Germany. The face value, the yeardate and the word"RF" are also visible on this reverse.