Fifth Republic (1958-date)
|Type||Circulating commemorative coin|
2 EUR = USD 2.09
|Composition||Bimetallic: nickel brass clad nickel centre in copper-nickel ring|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
The design represents two profiles of Charles de Gaulle at two different times. The profile in the background shows Charles de Gaulle in army general is uniform during the call to arms of the 18th June 1940 or during the liberation of Paris. The profile in the foreground represents Charles de Gaulle during his second presidential term of office. Finally, the mention RF is semi-integrated in a Lorraine cross, symbol of free France chosen by General de Gaulle in 1940. His dates of birth and death as well as the year date are also inscribed in the Lorraine cross.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
Charles de Gaulle
Lettering: 2 EURO LL
Reeded with inscription
Lettering: 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 **
The number of circulation coins being struck (18,061,940 coins) was not chosen by chance. Split by groups of 2, then 2, then 4 digits, this number makes 18/06/1940 which is the date of the famous call to arms of the 18th June broadcast from London.
|2020||18 061 940||$ 2.09||$ 2.09||$ 2.09||$ 2.09||$ 2.09||$ 3.13||96%|
|2020||11 000||$ 10||4%||(fr) BU|
|2020||10 000||$ 21||4%||Proof|
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