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François Mitterrand


The design shows a profile of a pensive François Mitterrand. Adjacent is his personal emblem of a half oak/half olive tree. Above are the dates marking the centenary of his birth (‘1916’ and ‘2016’) and his name. At the bottom, the indication of the issuing country “RF”. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Subject of commemoration

François Mitterrand

Date of issue


Issuing country


Coin image

François Mitterrand coin

Official Journal

2016/C 146/06

Issuing volume