France 2 euros 2018 - Cornflower - Bleuet de France

Obverse of France 2 euros 2018 - Cornflower - Bleuet de France
Details The coin is dedicated to the centenary of the armistice that ended the First World War,

Today, the Bleuet de France continues its traditional mission of moral and economic support to veterans and victims of the war of yesterday and today, without forgetting the victims of terrorism. The Bleuet also contributes to the transmission of referents and values ​​such as respect, peace and tolerance among the youngest: a task of preservation of memory that honors those who fought and still fight for the freedom of the French. For 100 years, the cornflower is the flower of Memory and Solidarity of France. It was born of the will to come to the aid of the mutilated soldiers of the First World War (1914-1918). Quickly, this little flower became the symbol of the entire French nation grateful for the sacrifice of its soldiers in defense of their country and its ideals.

In the design, the Bleuet occupies the central part and is surrounded by the inscription "Le Bleuet de France, fleur de mémoire et de solidarité". The dates "1918-2018", the mention "RF" and the mint mark are also included in the design.
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
Comments Legend: Le Bleuet de France, fleur de mémoire et de solidarité

Issue date: 19 February 2018
Mintage 10,020,000 pieces

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