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2017 France Women of France - Catherine de Medici Silver Proof €10 Coin NGC PF69 Early Release Exclusive France Label

2017 France Women of France - Catherine de Medici Silver Proof €10 Coin NGC PF69 ER Exclusive France Label
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Why purchase this nearly perfect 10 Euro Silver Proof Women of France: Catherine De Medicis coin?

The Paris Mint's (Monnaie de Paris) Women of France series commemorates women who played a prominent role in shaping the history of France. As the fourth release of the series, this 2017 Silver Proof honors Catherine De Medicis, wife of King Henry II, and Queen of France from 1547-1559. This gorgeous Women of France proof is struck from .642 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver, measures 37mm in diameter, and has a mintage limit of 5,000 coins.

Extraordinary Engraved Details

Catherine De Medicis is portrayed in a beautifully detailed portrait on the obverse, surrounded by a field intricately etched with a pattern from a tapestry in the Chateau de Blois. "CATHERINE DE MEDICIS" curves overhead, with "1519-1589" below.

Chenonceau Castle, located in the Loire Valley, is featured on the reverse behind the image of an artichoke, a vegetable that Catherine introduced to France. Inscribed "CHENONCEAU 1561", "10 EURO", "RF", and "2017", with a repeating "CHD" field pattern.

Proof 69 Early Releases with Exclusive France Label

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) received this 2017 Women of France: Catherine de Medicis 10 Euro Silver Proof for grading within the first thirty days of release, as indicated by the designation Early Releases on the MCM exclusive France design label. Graded a near flawless PF69, this Silver Proof is presented in a NGC protective holder.

Add this beautiful Women of France Silver Proof celebrating the life of Catherine De Medicis to your collection today!


Year of Issue:2017
Mint:Monnaie de Paris
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF69
Release Type:Early Releases
Finish:Proof
Label/Signature:Exclusive France Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.900
Diameter:37 mm
Thickness:1.5 mm
Country:France
Legal Tender:France
Currency:Euro
Denomination:10
Mintage:5,000
Obverse Design:Catherine de Medici
Reverse Design:Chateau de Chenonceau