France Euro Coins

1 Euro = 6,55957 French franc

French euro coins feature three separate designs for the three series of coins.

The minor series was designed by Fabienne Courtiade, the middle one by Laurent Jorio and the major two coins are by Joaquim Jimenez.

All designs share the 12 stars of the EU and the year of imprint as well as the letters "RF" for République Française (French Republic).

€ 0.01
Observe: Portrait of Marianne, the symbol of the French Republic
€ 0.02
Observe: Portrait of Marianne, the symbol of the French Republic
€ 0.05
Observe: Portrait of Marianne, the symbol of the French Republic
€ 0.10
Observe: The sower, a theme carried over from the former franc
€ 0.20
Observe: The sower, a theme carried over from the former franc
€ 0.50
Observe: The sower, a theme carried over from the former franc
€ 1
Observe: A stylised tree contained in a hexagon with the motto Liberté Egalité Fraternité
€ 2
Edge: The edge lettering features the words
Observe: A stylised tree contained in a hexagon with the motto Liberté Egalité Fraternité

€ 2
Observe: 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of the French Fifth Republic
Year: 2008
€ 2
Observe: 70th Anniversary of the Appeal of June 18 by General de Gaulle
Year: 2010
€ 2
Observe:30th anniversary of the Day of Music
Year: 2011
€ 2
Observe: 100th Anniversary of Abbé Pierre’s birth
Year: 2012
€ 2
Observe: 150th Anniversary of Pierre de Coubertin`s Birth
Year: 2013
€ 2
Observe: 50 Years of the Élysée Treaty
Year: 2013
€ 2
Observe: 70th Anniversary of the D-Day
Year: 2014
€ 2
Observe: World AIDS Day 2014
Year: 2014
€ 2
Observe: 225th Anniversary of the Fête de la Fédération
Year: 2015
€ 2
Observe: 70 Years of United Nations
Year: 2015
€ 2
Observe: François Mitterrand
Year: 2016
€ 2
Observe: 2016 UEFA European Championship
Year: 2016

Source: Wikipedia