French Commemorative 2011

Details relating to the French Commemorative of 2011

Issue Date: 21.06.2011

Number Minted: 10,000,000

Mint: Monnaie de Paris,Pessac

Mint Mark : Cornucopia

The coin commemorates the 30th anniversary of the “Fête de la Musique”.

The festival takes place every year on the longest  day of the year. Both professional and amateur musicians play in public places. There is a general air of fun and musical appreciation.

The inner circle depicts, in stylized fashion, a cheerful crowd of people.

Also seen is a musical instrument and scattered musical notes. In the upper half the words Fête de la Musique and the date 21 Juin 2011 appear.

At the top – twelve o’clock to three o’clock – are the words “30e  Anniversaire”.

To the left of the year is the mint mark cornucopia and to the right the mark of the mint master – a pentagon.

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