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Euro coins of France

    In France, the euro was put into cash circulation on January 1, 2002, replacing the French franc. There are three designs of the national side of the French euro coin. Coins with denominations of 1, 2 and 5 euro cents depict the image of a young woman Marianne, who is a symbol of the French Republic. On coins of 10, 20 and 50 euro cents - a sister, who was also depicted on the franc. The obverse of coins in denominations of 1 and 2 euro depicts a stylized tree symbolizing life and continuity of development, around which the motto of France "LIBERTÉ, ÉGALITÉ, FRATERNITÉ" (Freedom, equality, brotherhood) is located.

   Like other Eurozone countries, France will mint commemorative coins in denominations of 2 euro. As of the beginning of 2020, 22 anniversary euro coins were issued.

   Also, France annually mints gold and silver collection euro coins in denominations from 25 euro cents to 1000 euro. More than 800 French collectible coins have already been issued.

 

 

French euro coins:

 Coins of France regularly minted

Commemorative coins of the Euro of France

Circulation of French euro coins