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Commemorative coin

François Mitterrand

Official Journal of the European Union

The design shows a profile of a pensive François Mitterrand. Adjacent is his personal emblem of a half oak/half olive tree. Above are the dates marking the centenary of his birth (‘1916’ and ‘2016’) and his name. At the bottom, the indication of the issuing country ‘RF’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2016/C 146/06

Edge lettering

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


Joaquim Jimenez

Volume of issue

Monnaie de Paris ( Pessac ) Yves Sampo
Circulation coins 12.09.2016Rolls of 25 coins10.000.0002,00
Coincard BU12.09.2016Official coincard10.00010,00
Box Proof12.09.2016In box10.00020,00