2017 A380 10€ 22g Silver Coin
Monnaie de Paris pays tribute to the major aircraft along its adventure. Every year two planes are honored. This 10€ Silver coin presents the four-engine jetliner, the A380, flying above the clouds. A globe with longitudinal and latitudinal lines appears in the background, a reference to the distance travelled during the first commercial flight that took place in 2007.
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by European manufacturer Airbus. It is the world’s largest passenger airliner, and the airports at which it operates have upgraded facilities to accommodate it. It was initially named Airbus A3XX and designed to challenge Boeing’s monopoly in the large-aircraft market. The A380 made its first flight on 27 April 2005 and entered commercial service on 25 October 2007
- New series that payes tribute to Aviation and History
- Drawn in collaboration with Romain Hugault, famous comic designer
- Commemorates the 10th anniversairy of the first commercial flight of the A380
- Metal: 900 Fine Silver
- Weight: 22.2g
- Year of Issue: 2017
- Mintage Limit: 3,000
- Diameter: 37mm
- Finish: Proof Quality
This 10€ Silver coin presents the four-engine jetliner, the A380, flying above the clouds. A globe with longitudinal and latitudinal lines appears in the background, a reference to the distance travelled during the first commercial flight that took place in 2007.
The Obverse, common to the series, features the profiles of 2 piolets, symbolising the different areas and types of use: civel and military, In the sky backdrop are several different types of aircraft.
This stunning limited edition coin is presented in a classic Monnaie de Paris box with a uniquely numbered Certificate of Authenticity and outer shipper. A perfect gift for lovers of aviation history.
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