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Obverse of 2000 French 10 Francs Millennium Coin
Obverse of 2000 French 10 Francs Millennium Coin

Reverse of 2000 French 10 Francs Millennium Coin
Reverse of 2000 French 10 Francs Millennium Coin

2000 French 10 Francs Millennium Coin
Issued as part of 24 piece international collection of silver proof coins, all with novel technical or artistic features.

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For information about the complete collection, please use the link above.

According to the storycard which accompanies this coin:
This innovative design symbolising transition and reflecting the nation's heritage appropriately commemorates the new millennium in France.

Obverse - Yves Saint Laurent
As the first designer to have drawn his inspiration from the street and the first living couturier to have his work exhibited in a museum, it is fitting that Yves Saint Laurent should have been chosen to open a new chapter in French coinage. The obverse bears his signature and an image of his first show in 1962, a show that was totally to change the course of fashion history.

His talisman heart is the principal design feature of the reverse, a collage taken from his New Year's greeting cards. This symbol of love is very important to the House of Yves Saint Laurent, the design being based on a heart-shaped brooch which has featured in every collection by the House since the first Haute Couture show in 1962. The reverse carries the circumscription LIBERTÉ EGALITÉ FRATERNITÉ, embodying the ideals of the French Revolution and reflecting the passionate desire of the French for freedom and equality.

Millennium Masterpiece Silver Proof Coins
CountryDescriptionDiameterWeightIssue LimitAvailabilityPrice £Price $Price €
FranceYves Saint Laurent - French Design37.0022.2030,000Now£35$60€52

Diameter = Diameter in millimetres.
Availability = Stock Availability
Issue Limit = Maximum Mintage.
Alloy .925 Silver (Sterling) for all coins, except:
France = .900 Silver

In addition, there is a very attractive case which is available to house all 24 coins, and which is free to purchasers of the complete collection.

Postage & Packing:
UK: At buyer's Risk £3.50 or
Fully Insured £9 (Usually by Royal Mail Special Delivery)
USA: Airmail at buyer's risk $10 or
Fully Insured $20
For further details, please see our Postage & Packing page.

2000 Coins Index Page
Links to all year 2000 coins and coin sets we currently have available.

UK 2000 Queen Mother Centenary Crowns
Details of the United Kingdom 2000 Queen Mother Centenary crowns in various versions including gold.

2000 Queen Mother Centenary 12 Crown World Collection
A collection of twelve proof silver crown sized coins from around the world, each celebrating the Queen Mother's Centenary year.

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