10 euro – George Sand
Series: France – Women of France
The obverse of the coin shows a George Sand portrait wearing a masculine outfit with top hat. All of that surrounded by her dates and name. In the background, we can find a tapestry coming from the Nohant Castle, the writer’s house, acquired by her paternal grandmother. The reverse shows George Sand and Frederic Chopin during the time they were in relationship together inspired by Delacroix’ painting. At the background, we can find a music score composed by Chopin during this same time.