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1½ Euro Pinocchio

1½ Euro (Pinocchio) -  obverse1½ Euro (Pinocchio) -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2002
Value 1½ Euro
1.5 EUR = 1.66 USD
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 22.20 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1842
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

European Tales : Pinocchio

Obverse

Pinocchio is a children's story created by Carlo Collodi, begun in 1881. The name of the story is inscribed at the very top of the play "PINOCCHIO". In the center from left to right is the representation of Geppetto holding the puppet named Pinocchio (colored part), a threatening shark's head emerging from the sea, the blue goat, the cat and the fox. Further below, logs of wood, carpenter's tools and wood chips with the Greek letter alpha "α" and inside the year "2002".

Lettering:
PINOCCHIO
α 2002

Reverse

A magic wand with a volute of stars and a world of objects related to the tales of European children. The face value "1 1/2 €", the marks of the monetary workshop and the motto "LIBERTÉ EQUALITY FRATERNITY", are at the center of the coin. Below the vintage "2002", "RF" the name of the issuing state of the French Republic, and the famous beginning of children's tales "IT WAS ONCE ...".

Lettering:
1½ €
LIBERTÉ ÉGALITÉ FRATERNITÉ
IL ÉTAIT UNE FOIS ...
RF
2002

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2002  15,000 Proof

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Languages : French
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