Un ultime franc France 2001 gold coin The last franc The ultimate franc
This is a truly rare opportunity to get hold of a gold coin like no other. Philippe Starck, issued by France as the last coin. To carry the Franc denomination. A remarkable commemorative honoring the nation's monetary heritage, the Ultimate Franc was issued on September 15, 2001, just 3 months before December 31, 2001 when all French coins were converted to Euros. The coin won the coin of the year award for coins issued in the year 2001. The Paris Mint worked with award winning French art designer Philippe Starck to sculpt the Ultimate Franc into a modern day coin masterpiece. The coin has a 33 mm diameter (larger than a ten dollar gold coin), and is made from 26.1 grams of 750 fine gold.
This is a coin unlike any other coin ever made, as the distinctive profile of the coin is SHAPED like a WAVE, unlike the traditional flat profile. The legend UN ULTIME FRANC (A FINAL FRANC) is on the obverse, while a large number 1 occupies the reverse. "2001 · REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE · LIBERTE · EGALITE · FRATERNITE". This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\Europe\France". The seller is "aeronor99" and is located in this country: NO.
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- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Year: 2001
- Composition: Gold
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France