The second french 2 Euro commemorative coin 2013 to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Pierre de Coubertin. Pierre de Coubertin is mainly famous for founding the modern Olympic Games. These worldwide sporting events are the occasion for athletes of participating countries to compete in a spirit of peace and for the honour of sport. The obverse of the coin features a portrait of a young Pierre de Coubertin. In the background, stylised Olympic rings frame silhouettes that symbolise some Olympic sport.
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