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France - Euro Coin Sets

France Started Using The Euro on January 1st 2002:

Cover of Official French Euro Coin Set

On new year's day 2002, France, like the other 11 members of the Eurozone, started using Euro notes and Euro coins for cash transactions. Within a few months, the old coins and banknotes in Francs have been withdrawn. We have uncirculated sets from each of the twelve countries in stock now for immediate delivery.

Packaging & Presentation:
We have uncirculated mint sets of coins from all 12 Euro zone countries in stock now for immediate delivery.. Our French Euro sets are packaged in an attractive card within a 2-sided plastic case so that the coins can be viewed from both sides or removed if required. We have information about official issue mint or proof sets. All of the countries will issue uncirculated sets, but many will not issue proof sets. Our own sets are attractively housed in a clear plastic case so that the coins can be viewed from both sides. Our photograph above shows the folder for the official set from the Paris Mint.

France Euro Coin Set:

Reverse side Front side Description
2 Euro:
A tree, drawn by artist Joaquim Jiminez, appears on these coins, symbolising life, continuity and growth. It is contained in a hexagon and is surrounded by the motto of the Republic "Libert�, Egalit�, Fraternit�".
1 Euro:
As for the 2 Euro except for their size and colour.
50 Euro Cents:
The theme of the sower is a constant in the history of the French franc. Designed by Laurent Jorlo, "this modern, timeless graphic represents France, which stays true to itself, whilst integrating into Europe".
20 Euro Cents:
As for the 50 Cents, but note the 7 indents or scallops on the edge.
10 Euro Cents:
The obverse designs of the French 50, 20 and 10 Euro cents are identical apart from their size and the indents on the 20 cent.
5 Euro Cents:
This shows a young, feminine Marianne with determined features that embody the desire for a sound and lasting Europe. It was designed by Fabienne Courtiade, an engraver from the Paris Mint.
2 Euro Cents:
The obverse designs of the French 5, 2 and 1 Euro cents are identical apart from their size.
1 Euro Cent:
The obverse designs of the French 5, 2 and 1 Euro cents are identical apart from their size.

Availability & Prices:
We can offer French euro sets at the following prices.

Date Description Status Availability* Price � Price $ Price �
Mixed Uncirculated Type Set In Stock Now �9.95 $14.95 �16.50
1999 Official Uncirculated Announced Sold Out �TBA $TBA �TBA
2000 Official Uncirculated Announced Sold Out �TBA $TBA �TBA
2001 Official Uncirculated Announced Sold Out �29.95 $44.95 �49.95
2002 Official Uncirculated In Stock Now �26.95 $39.95 �44.95
2004 Official Uncirculated In Stock Now �26.95 $39.95 �44.95

Availability* = Dates shown in this column are the most recent release dates advised to us by the mints or their distributors. If the date shown pre-dates the current date, this does not mean the item is in stock. Where items are in stock they are clearly marked as "In Stock", "Now" or both.

TBA = To Be Announced. To reserve future issues, please see our Euro Set Reservations page

No* = Will not be issued.

Postage & Packing, Per Shipment:
  • 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 (Usually via Fedex or Datapost) $40
    For further details, please see our Postage & Packing page.
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