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FRANCE BY JEAN PAUL GAULTIER 2017 50€ SILVER COIN MARINIÈRE
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France by Jean Paul Gaultier 2017 50€ silver coin Marinière
Discover France like you’ve never seen it before. In 2017, Monnaie de Paris presents a series of Face Value Coins depicting France seen through the eyes of French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier. We present the first wave in a 2 part series of colorised silver coins featuring strong French symbols.
Jean-Paul Gaultier, born 24 April 1952 in Arcueil, Val-de-marne, France) is a French haute couture and prêt-à-porter fashion designer. Gaultier was the creative director of Hermès from 2003 to 2010. Jean –Paul Gaultier co-presented the popular television series Eurotrash with Antoine de Caunes.
- Metal: 900 Silver
- Weight: 41g
- La France Series by Jean Paul Gaultier
- Year of Issue: 2017
- Mintage Limit: 25,000
- Diameter: 41mm
- Finish: Coloured Uncirculated
The reverse depicts the Gallic rooster (French: le coq gaulois) an enduring, unofficial national symbol of France playfully sporting the classic marinières uniform. This uniform is also a staple in civilian French fashion and is commonly known as the Breton shirt.
The reverse of this silver coin shows the face value surrounded by two branched (oak & laurel) that evoke the Euro symbol. The entire reverse motive is framed in a hexagonal design representing the shape of France.
Your coloured 50€ silver coin is presented in a cotton pouch inside branded Jean Paul Gaultier cylindrical packaging.