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2017 France Women of France - Catherine de Medici Silver Proof €10 Coin GEM Proof

2017 France Women of France - Catherine de Medici Silver Proof €10 Coin GEM Proof
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Why add this Women of France: Catherine De Medicis 10 Euro Silver GEM Proof to your collection?

The Women of France series, introduced by the Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint) in 2016, celebrates prominent French women who had a significant impact on the history of France. This fourth release of the series, struck from .642 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver, pays homage to Catherine de Medicis (1519-1589). This beautifully designed commemorative silver proof measures 37mm in diameter and has a mintage limit of 5,000 coins.

Spectacular Image Details

The obverse features an incredibly lifelike portrait of Catherine De Medicis, surrounded by the inscriptions "CATHERINE DE MEDICIS" and the years of her life "1519-1589". The background field pattern is based on a tapestry from Chateau de Blois.

Chateau de Chenonceau is depicted on the reverse, with an artichoke in the foreground, one of the vegetables that Catherine introduced to the garden. Inscribed "CHENONCEAU 1561," "10 EURO," "RF" and "2017." The initials "CHD" appear in a repeating pattern in the background, a motif seen throughout Chateau de Chenonceau.

GEM Proof in Original Paris Mint Packaging

This 2017 Women of France 10 Euro Silver Proof featuring Catherine De Medicis is beautifully presented in the original commemorative packaging from the Monnaie de Paris. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity, the encapsulated coin is packaged within an artistically decorated box with a full-color illustration of Catherine De Medicis.

This gorgeous Women of France: Catherine De Medicis belongs in your Silver Proof collection today! Purchase from MCM.

Year of Issue:2017
Mint:Monnaie de Paris
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM Proof
Diameter:37 mm
Thickness:1.5 mm
Legal Tender:France
Obverse Design:Catherine de Medici
Reverse Design:Chateau de Chenonceau
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