10 euro - Sœur Emmanuelle
Series: France - Women of France
This series of coins highlight the women who marked France’s History Through their portrait and the significant events of their life, Monnaie de Paris’ engravers have transcribed those famous women’s personality Some textures treated as all over textile patterns appear in the background of the coins. The obverse represents the portrait of Sister Emmanuelle The hammered surface in he background represents shooting stars and echoes religion and belief. The reverse depicts Pope John Paul II making his blessing at the Vatican 2020 marks the 100 th anniversary of the birth of John Paul II.