This series of The Little Prince coins are produced by Monnaie de Paris, France’s oldest continuously operating minting institution, founded in 864. The state-of-the-art know-how of the Monnaie de Paris craftsmen means they are able to expertly and creatively engrave precious metals.
This 2015 The Little Prince 1oz gold coin bears a modern yet classically inspired design. With an impressive fineness of 999.9 and a timeless look, the obverse of this coin depicts a scene from the renowned French children’s book The Little Prince, or ‘Le Petit Prince’, as it reads on the coin. The scene represents the Little Prince who flew to the stars with birds, and the writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery once said "I think he took advantage for his escape, a migration of wild birds.” The reverse, common to the series, features an illustration of the Little Prince, along with novella’s title around the outside in French, English, German and Chinese. This series of coins uncovers the surreal universe of ‘The Little Prince’ filled with friendships, mysteries and disappointments.
|Pure gold content (g)||31.10|