French euro

Euro coins of France, with images, characteristics and history

1 cent
2002-
16,25 mm
2,30 g
steel, copper
1 cent euro 1 cent euro France
2 cents
2002-
18,75 mm
3,06 g
steel, copper
2 cents euro 2 cents euro France
5 cents
2002-
21,25 mm
3,92 g
steel, copper
5 cents euro 5 cents euro France
10 cents
2002-
19,75 mm
4,10 g
Nordic gold
10 cents euro 10 cents euro France
20 cents
2002-
22,25 mm
5,74 g
Nordic gold
20 cents euro 20 cents euro France
50 cents
2002-
24,25 mm
7,80 g
Nordic gold
50 cents euro 50 cents euro France
1 euro
2002-
23,25 mm
7,50 g
nickel, brass, copper
1 euro 1 euro France
2 euro
2002-
25,75 mm
8,50 g
nickel, brass, copper
2 euro 2 euro France

French euro

The euro replaced in 2002 the French franc (FRF), with an exchange rate of 1 EUR = 6.55957 FRF

The choice of the French euro national side was done by a committee chaired by the Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance and the Director of the French mint, Emmanuel Constant, the engraver Pierre Rodier, members of the European Commission and Parliament, as well representatives of various professional groups. The selected design were:

All coins have also the 12 stars of the European Union, the year of minting, the national symbol "RF", the symbol of the mint and the one of the Director of the Mint.

2 euro commemorative coins

2007
50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome
2 euro commemorative 2007 France
2008
French Presidency of the Council of the European Union
2 euro commemorative 2008 France
2009
10th anniversary of Economic and Monetary Union
2 euro commemorative France 2009
2010
70th anniversary of the Appeal of June 18
2 euro commemorative France 2010
2011
30th anniversary of the Day of Music
2 euro commemorative France 2011
2012
100th anniversary of the birth of Abbé Pierre
2 euro commemorative France 2012
2012
Ten years of the Euro
2 euro commemorative France 2012
2013
50th anniversary of the signing of the Élysée Treaty
2 euro commemorative France 2013
2013
150th anniversary of the birth of Pierre de Coubertin
2 euro commemorative France 2013
2014
World AIDS Day
2 euro commemorative France 2014
2014
70th anniversary of the Normandy landings
2 euro commemorative France 2014
2015
30th Anniversary of the Flag of Europe
2 euro commemorative France 2015
2015
70 Years of Peace in Europe
2 euro commemorative France 2015
2015
225. Anniversary of Fête de la Fédération
2 euro commemorative France 2015
2016
100 years since the birth of François Mitterrand
2 euro commemorative France 2016
2016
XV European Football Championship
2 euro commemorative France 2016
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