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France

2012

Commemorative coin

100th anniversary of the birth of the Abbé Pierre

Official Journal of the European Union

The coin depicts a portrait of the Abbé Pierre, with its béret, and the logo of its foundation, with a microtext mentioning ‘Et les autres?’ which was its favorite motto to recall that one should never forget to help the others. The letters ‘RF’ do appear for ‘République française’ together with the horn of plenty, mintmark of Monnaie de Paris on the left side, and the ‘fleurette’, hallmark of the engraving workshop on the right side. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2017, Official Journal of the European Union, 2012/C 103/03

Edge lettering

« 2 ★ ★ » repeated six times, alternately upright and inverted

Designer

Yves Sampo

Volume of issue

2012
Monnaie de Paris ( Pessac ) Yves Sampo
DateVolumePrice
Circulation coins 13.07.2012Rolls of 25 coins1.000.0002,00
Folder BU13.07.201210.00010,00
Box Proof26.06.2012In box10.00020,00