France, Monnaie de Paris, 50 Euro, Semeuse - Ecu de 6 Livres, 2018, MS(65-70),Celebrates a coin that have marked French History : the Ecu de 6 Livres
A coin that illustrates History
The Sower series presents the most historically significant coins of France’s history.
In 2018, the Ecu de 6 Livres is honoured. Famous coin created after the 1789 French Revolution, it is still collected today.
The reverse of this 50€ Gold coin presents the revolutionary era with some of its major symbols : the storming of the Bastille in 1789, the National Guard and the revolutionaries with their phrygian cap or their characteristic hat.
On the left side of the drawing, we can see a reproduction of the obverse and the reverse of the 1793 Ecu de 6 Livres.
The obverse depicts Roty’s Sower in a more contemporary setting.