From Clovis to Republic, 1,500 Years of French History – Coin 4 of 15
This series will span five years and contain 15 coins. Each coin will honor important figures in French heritage; ten kings, two emperors and three presidents who helped shape the French nation. This is the fifth coin in the series and features Philipe II Auguste (1165-1223) who achieved major military victories which reaffirmed his royal power and brought the Feudal era to an end. He constructed the Louvre in order to demonstrate his resolve to make Paris the capital.
* Struck from 90% pure Proof Silver with an Antique Finish.
* Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
* Presentation Packaging
* The 2012 Proof Silver Philip II Augustus has a very limited mintage of only 20,000!
On the obverse, Philippe II Auguste is depicted wearing one of the first crowns to bear the royal fleur de lys. The King's name appears along the edge of the coin.
The reverse features the Louvre in Philippe II Auguste's time. The dates of his reign (1180-1223) also appear at the top of the coin.
Each coin comes in its original box and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
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