Comes in a box with a certificate of authenticity from the Monnaie de Paris. Obverse: On the obverse, one of the most famous masterpiece of Claude Monet appears: The Water Lily Pond: Green Harmony, achieved in 1899. A pond above a basin full of water lilies is represented. The « chef d'oeuvre des musées » stamp that defines this series has been added at the top right.
The painting is exhibited at the Musée d'Orsay, which is represented as a part of the drawing and appears in the framework. The mastepiece and the artist names as well as the 2022 yeardate complete the decoration. Reverse: The reverse is common to the series. It depicts several views of many major French museums.
An interior view of the Musée d'Orsay, on the top left, is recognizable by its distinctive clock. Beside that is a view of the façade of the Louvre as seen from the Napoleon courtyard where the pyramid is located. Below these two elements, a fresco shows the Hôtel Salé, which houses the Picasso Museum. The lower portion of the reverse side features a view of the façade of Hôtel Biron, the current Rodin Museum, and above, the famous Centre Pompidou stairway.
The face value and the words "République Française" are also inscribed on the reverse side. Certified by the Monnaie de Paris. This Gold proof coin would be a great addition to any collection or an ideal gift for an art enthusiast.
Monnaie de Paris Founded in 1864, not only is Monnaie de Paris. France's longest standing institution, but it is also the oldest enterprise in the world.
Today, the mint strikes circulation coins for France, as well as beautiful Gold. Commemorative coin programs that are each intricately designed works of art. The mint is also home to a museum. That hosts exhibitions, tours and workshops as well as the Guy Savoy Restaurant. 1,359 Item as described.
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