This series of French Excellence Marie Antoinette & Sèrves Porcelain coins are produced by Monnaie de Paris, France’s oldest continuously operating minting institution, founded in 864. This gold coin has a nominal value of 50€, however they are traded at a much higher price on the bullion coin market due to the state-of-the-art know-how of the Monnaie de Paris craftsmen who are able to expertly and creatively engrave precious metals.
This 2015 French Excellence Marie-Antoinette & Sèrves Porcelain with blue enamel 1/4oz gold coin bears a modern yet historically inspired design, with an impressive fineness of 999.9 and a unique look. In 2015 Monnaie de Paris collaborated with Sèvres porcelain manufacturer founded in 1740 under the reign of Louis XV to celebrating its 275th anniversary in 2015. The obverse of this coin depicts an engraved portrait of Marie Antoinette at the centre set within royal blue ceramic, also known as Sèvres blue, which was created in the 18th century and has become the signature shade of Sèvres porcelain. Also featuring ornate baroque style engraving and the yeardate on the observe, and the reverse displays equally ornate decoration with the RF mention and face value. Every piece of Sèvres porcelain embodies the finest of French craftsmanship, combining two prestigious French houses to create a unique collection.
|Pure gold content (g)||8.36.|