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Coin Charles de Gaulle, 2 euro France

    The commemorative coin of 2 euro of France in 2020 is timed immediately to two events related to the name of Charles de Gaulle - 80 years of the speech "To all the French" as well as the 50th anniversary of the death of the politician. The coin was minted at the French mint with a circulation of 18,061,940 units, which symbolizes the date of the 18.06.1940 when the famous speech was delivered.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin 2 euro depicts two profiles of Charles de Gaulle in different periods of his life. In the background, Charles de Gaulle in the form of an army general during the call to arms on June 18, 1940, and in the foreground during his second presidential term. Nearby is the name of the president "Charles de Gaulle." On the left side of the coin, the abbreviation "RF" ("République Française") is integrated into the Lorraine Cross, which is marked with the years of Charles de Gaulle's life "1890-1970" as well as the year of issue of the coin "2020." On the outer ring are 12 stars of the European Union.

 

2 euro

Outer part - copper-nickel alloy

Inside - nickel brass

8.5 g25.75 mm2.2 mm

 

 

List of commemorative coins of the Euro of France

2007 - Roman Treaty Series

2008 - French Presidency of the EU

2009 - Series "10 Years of the Economic and Monetary Union"

2010 - 70 years of Charles de Gaulle's speech "To all the French" June 18, 1940

2011 - 30 years of Music Day in France

2012 - Series "10 years of cash circulation Euro"

2012 - 100 years since the birth of Abbot Pierre

2013 - 50 years of Franco-German friendship

2013 - 150 years since the birth of Pierre de Coubertin

2014 - 70 years since the landing of the allied forces in Normandy

2014 - World AIDS Day

2015 - 70 years of peace in Europe

2015 - 225 years of the Federation Festival

2015 - Series "30 Years to the Flag of Europe"

2016 - European Football Championship 2016

2016 - 100 years since the birth of Francois Mitterrand

2017 - 100 years since the death of Auguste Rodin

2017 - 25 years of pink ribbon

2018 - 100 years since the end of the First World War

2018 - Simone Weil

2019 - 60 years of Asterix comics

2019 - 30 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall

2020 - Medical Research

 2021-75 years since the founding of UNICEF

2021 - 2024 Olympic Games in Paris