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Announced issue: The 150th anniversary of the foundation of Monte Carlo by Charles III

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Description: The design shows CHARLES III within the background MONTE CARLO. At the top is the name of the issuing country "MONACO" flanked by the mint mark and the mint master mark. At the bottom, in semi-circle from left to right is the inscription "1866 CHARLES III FONDE MONTE CARLO 2016".
Issuing volume: 15 000 coins
Date of issue: 1 June 2016
Official Journal: C 101 17.03.2016

 

Announced issue: 800th anniversary of the construction of the first Castle on the rock

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Description: The design shows a tower on the top of the rock. At the top the name of the issuing country "MONACO" flanked by the Paris mint mark and the mint master mark. At the bottom, the inscription “FONDATION DE LA FORTERESSE” (Foundation of the fortress), flanked by the years "1215" and "2015".
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
Issuing volume: 10 000 coins
Date of issue: 1 November 2015
Official Journal: 2015/C 357/02

 

The 20th anniversary of the entry in the Principality of Monaco UN.

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Description: The coin depicts a dove with an olive branch, with in the middle of the arc, on the left side the cornucopia, and on the right side the punch, as the workshop Paris Mint mark. At the top, in semi-circle, the indication of the issuing country ‘MONACO’ and at the bottom, in semi-circle, the inscription ‘1993 ADMISSION À L'ONU 2013’.
Issuing volume: 1 249 131 coins
Date of issue: July 2013
Official Journal: C 266 17.09.2013 p4

 

The 500th anniversary of the foundation of Monaco's Sovereignty, by founder Lucien 1er Grimaldi

Click here to enlarge the imageDescription: The The inner part of the coin shows a portrait of LUCIEN 1er Grimaldi in profile facing to the left. The words “SOUVERAINETE DE MONACO” appear above the portrait in an arc along the upper edge of the inner part of the coin, flanked by the years "1512" and "2012". Two ornamental details are engraved at the beginning and at the end of the text. At the bottom, the horn of plenty, mintmark of the "Monnaie de Paris" and the "fleurette", hallmark of the engraving workshop, flank the portrait on the left hand side and the right hand side, respectively. Above the mintmark is engraved the inscription "LUCIEN Ier".

Issuing volume: 100 000 coins
Date of issue: 1 July 2012
Official Journal: C 223 27.07.2012

 

The wedding of Prince Albert and Charlene

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Description: The inner part of the coin shows, at the center, the effigies of Prince Albert and Charlene. At the bottom, the name of the issuing country "MONACO" and the year of issuance "2011". The mint mark and the mint engravers mark appear before and after "MONACO 2011", respectively.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European Union flag.
Issuing volume: 148 000 coins
Date of issue: 2nd of July
Official Journal: C189 29.06.2011, p. 25 

 

25th anniversary of the death of Princess Grace

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The coin shows the effigy of Princess Grace (1929-1982) in profile facing to the left, together with the word ‘Monaco’.

Issuing volume: 20,001 coins
Official Journal: C172 25.07.2007, p.6

 

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