France enters the revolutionary period with the fifth of its seven annual The Sower coins

By |2018-01-15T11:33:09+00:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

France enters the revolutionary period with the fifth of its seven annual The Sower coins Like the Rooster and Marianne, the Sower is an icon of French numismatics. Dating back to 1887, it was designed by one of the most celebrated medallists of the Art Nouveau, Oscar Roty. Initially a controversial work [...]

Guy Savoy and an egg are celebrated on the Monnaie de Paris’ latest high-end coin range

By |2017-11-08T13:07:04+00:00November 8th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Gold, People, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Guy Savoy and an egg are celebrated on the Monnaie de Paris' latest high-end coin range Now it goes without saying that we're great admirers of the Monnaie de Paris. Their From Clovis to Republic and follow-up Women of France series are some of our all-time favourites, but we're still not quite [...]

France showcases its most famous museum masterpieces with two new gold and silver coin ranges

By |2017-08-30T15:35:40+01:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

France showcases its most famous museum masterpieces with two new gold and silver coin ranges Another new series from the Monnaie de Paris will launch on 12 September and like most of the coins issued by this long-running organisation, they delve into the rich history of a nation known for its love [...]

Monnaie de Paris commences its second lunar cycle with a superb new dog coin in high relief

By |2017-08-22T14:18:36+01:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Monnaie de Paris commences its second lunar cycle with a superb new dog coin in high relief Despite being over six months away, lunar year of the dog coins are starting to come thick and fast, culminating next week with the release of the super popular Perth Mint Lunar II coins. Just [...]

Madame de Pompadour is the second of three 2017 coins in the outstanding Women of France series

By |2017-04-10T18:28:54+01:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Madame de Pompadour is the second of three 2017 coins in the outstanding Women of France series The natural sucessor to AgAuNEWS favourite series From Clovis to Republic, Women of France takes a look at the females that have influenced France over the last millenium. Designed by modern French icon, Christian Lacroix, the coins [...]

Superb Women of France historical coin series continues into 2017 with Catherine de Medici

By |2017-03-25T10:44:31+00:00March 25th, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Superb Women of France historical coin series continues into 2017 with Catherine de Medici Last year, the world's oldest mint debuted a sequel sereis to one of our favourite ranges of coins from recent years. You've often heard us praise the Monnaie de Paris series, From Clovis to Republic, one struck in [...]

France remembers the death of the sculpture Rodin a century on with silver coin duo

By |2017-02-25T11:02:51+00:00February 24th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, People, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

France remembers the death of the sculpture Auguste Rodin a century on with the release of a face value silver coin duo The Monnaie de Paris has launched its latest range of Face value coins following on from the beautiful Marianne designs it launched in December. Depicting the acclaimed French sculptor Auguste [...]

Beautiful Marianne is the latest French numismatic icon to be celebrated

By |2016-12-30T14:46:57+00:00December 30th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Gold, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Beautiful Marianne is the latest French numismatic icon to be celebrated Who is Marianne? In the way that Britain has Britannia, the US has Lady Liberty, and Switzerland has Helvetia, France has Miarianne. The personification of nationhood, these strong females represent the strength and values of country. Obviously these will be strong contenders for numismatic [...]

French Seven Arts proof coin series continues with a Gallic cinema legend, Jean Gabin

By |2016-12-27T22:37:59+00:00December 28th, 2016|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, People, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

French Seven Arts proof coin series continues with a Gallic cinema legend, Jean Gabin. Another of the many series of precious metal coins issued by the Monnaie de Paris  has been boosted with a new entrant and this time it's one celebrating something very close to the French heart - the [...]

Treasures of Paris gilded proof silver coin range visits the Institut de Paris

By |2016-12-27T13:14:43+00:00December 27th, 2016|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

The Treasures of Paris gilded proof silver coin range visits the Institut de Paris for its second outing. The latest in the Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint) proof coin series called Treasures of Paris has just managed to sneak in before the years end, fulfilling the mints commitment to two debuts [...]

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