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Commemorative coin

800th anniversary of the construction of the first Castle on the rock

Official Journal of the European Union

The design shows a tower on the top of the rock. At the top the name of the issuing country ‘MONACO’ flanked by the Paris mint mark and the mint master mark. At the bottom, the inscription ‘FONDATION DE LA FORTERESSE’ (Foundation of the fortress), flanked by the years ‘1215’ and ‘2015’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2015/C 357/02

Edge lettering

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

Volume of issue

Monnaie de Paris ( Pessac ) Yves Sampo
Box Proof14.11.2015In box10.00095,00