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Commemorative coin

The 150th anniversary of the foundation of Monte Carlo by Charles III

Official Journal of the European Union

The design shows CHARLES III within the background MONTE CARLO. At the top is the name of the issuing country ‘MONACO’ flanked by the mint mark and the mint master mark. At the bottom, in semi-circle from left to right is the inscription ‘1866 CHARLES III FONDE MONTE CARLO 2016’. 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 101/03

Edge lettering

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


Atelier de Gravure de la Monnaie de Paris

Volume of issue

Monnaie de Paris ( Pessac ) Yves Sampo
Box Proof01.06.2016In box15.000110,00