20 Francs (Pierre de Coubertin)

Coin 20 Francs (Pierre de Coubertin) France - Modern obverse
Coin 20 Francs (Pierre de Coubertin) France - Modern reverse

General information

Name 20 Francs (Pierre de Coubertin)
Country France - Modern
Issuer France - Modern
Currency New franc (1960-2001)
Face value 20 Francs
Period -
Issue period 1994
Commemorative reason -
Out of circulation? Yes
Thematic
summer olympic games
winter olympic games
cornucopia

Technical information

Item type coin
Subtype commemorative coin
Material trimetallic: Aluminium-bronze main, Nickel middle ring, Aluminium-bronze outer ring
Weight 9 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 2.23 mm
Format round
Alignment ↑↓

Comments

On the reverse, different cornucopia, bee, and AGMM flower.
Faces
Coin 20 Francs (Pierre de Coubertin) France - Modern obverse

Obverse

Recorder Atelier de gravure
Legends PIERRE DE COUBERTIN 1863-1937
RF
1994
English translation
Description A bust of Pierre de Coubertin's left profile is surrounded by the legend: "PIERRE DE COUBERTIN 1863-1937". There is a torch carrying the Olympic flame and the monogram "RF"
Coin 20 Francs (Pierre de Coubertin) France - Modern reverse

Reverse

Recorder Atelier de gravure
Legends LIBERTÉ·ÉGALITÉ·FRATERNITÉ
20F
1894
1994
English translation
Description The Sorbonne, where the International Olympic Committee was founded in 1894, is accompanied by the face value, the five Olympic rings, dates "1894 1994", and is surrounded by the motto "FREEDOM - EQUALITY - FRATERNITY" Different from the Paris Mint (cornucopia), the engraver general Pierre Rodier (bee), and the workshop engraving coins and medals (foil AGMM).

Edge

Description Segmented reeding (5 parts reeded)
Emissions

1994

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions 15.000.011

1994

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions 1.850
Mint mark Essai

1994

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions 1.850
Comments (fr) F. 405/1 - Essai

1994

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions 15.000.011
Comments (fr) F. 405/2

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