Tag: France (Contemporary)
France has given its circulation coins a new look: after 20 years, a completely new motif is to replace the tree on 2 euro coins. On 1 euro coins not yet, though.
Many collectors have a focus on French euro coins. However, especially commemorative coins can usually only be found on the secondary market. Our expert numiscontrol explains which coins are worth the money – and which pieces might even increase in value.
Auction house Künker offers in its upcoming eLive Auction 58 precious and useful pieces of numismatic literature. The offer includes two editions of the most important work on the medals of the Sun King.
On 15 April 2019, the roof truss of Notre-Dame de Paris went up in flames. The entire world was watching when a major fire ate up the roof and caused the spire to collapse. Since then, the Fondation Notre Dame has been raising funds for the reconstruction works. Numismatica Genevensis wants to contribute to the reconstruction.
60 years after the creation of the very first story around the small Gaul warrior Asterix and his friend Obelix and their dog Idefix, Monnaie de Paris has issued a series of collector coins in silver and gold, and various medals and mini medals dedicated to these popular comic heroes.
What was the highest priced scripophily sale at auction in 2018? Was it an American stock certificate or maybe a Chinese government bond? None of these, says Franky Leeuwerck. It was a French share and it was sold in Boone's 60th Auction, at Antwerp on April 14, 2018.