Monaco 5 cents 2006 - Grimaldi coat of arms

Obverse of Monaco 5 cents 2006 - Grimaldi coat of arms

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Krause - Mishler KM# 169
Details The Grimaldi family descends from Grimaldo, a Genovese statesman at the time of the first Crusades. His numerous grandsons and their children led maritime expeditions throughout the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and soon the North Sea, and quickly became one of the most powerful families of Genoa. The coat of arms of the House of Grimaldi are simply described as fusily argent and gules, i.e., a pattern of red diamonds on a white background.
Specifications Diameter - 21.25mm Thickness - 1.67mm Weight - 3.92gr
Composition Copper plated steel (94.35% steel - 5.65% copper)
Edge Smooth
Comments Designer: Robert Cochet
Mintage 11,180 pieces

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