France - 20 Euro silver BU, THE LAUREL, 2021

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Issue year: 2021
Face Value: 20 Euro
Quality: BU
Metal: Silver
Weight: 18 g
Diameter: 33 mm
Fineness: 900

Afterthe Sower, Hercules, the Rooster and Marianne, Monnaiede Paris pays tribute to a new series from 2020 to 2022 : Nature of France.This last one highlights the beauty of the nature through three strongnumismatic symbols : the oak, the laurel and the wheat. In 2021, the laurel will be given pride of place. Synonymous with eternity, Laurelis also a symbol of glory and is closely linked to Victory. A part of Frenchhistory, it is therefore a major element in numismatics. On the obverse, the laurel leavestriumphs as a close-up at the center of the coin. These leaves are linked withtwo laurel branches, which surround this set to recall the laurel wreaths. Inthe upper part, we can see the French Republic motto : « Liberte,Egalite,Fraternite ».The 2021 yeardateis on the left side, between leaves in close-up and the laurel branch. A beadeddesign making the outline of the coin gives it some elegance reminding old frenchcoins designs.