The art of the pen - Molière - 10 Euro Silver Be
On this side is represented in profile, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière. The most famous French playwright is represented in a theater setting: his hair merges with the scene of the scene and theater planks are visible. Two of his most emblematic characters of his pieces are also present: the Bourgeois Gentilhomme and the Avare whose "precious" is an allegory of the Comédie-Française, also represented on the play. Also nicknamed the "Maison Molière", the Comédie-Française is the theater in which he played his last play the Imaginary Malade. His stage name and dates are presented on the outline of the play as well as a sun, symbolizing the protection that Louis XIV brought to him. The currency 20 € BE is struck in high relief which brings volume to the profile of Molière.
The reverse is common to the whole series "The art of the pen. "We can see there registered several emblematic quotes such as" the best is the enemy of the good "of Voltaire," Lascate Ogne Speranza Voi Ch'intrate "by Dante Alighieri," to be or not to be: that is the question " by William Shakespeare or "Was Mich Nicht Umbringt, Macht Mich Stärker" from Nietzsche A feather is engraved in the center of the room. Below, the title of the series is present. The mention "RF" is present at the bottom right of the room as well as the hallmark of Joaquin Jimenez and the engraving workshop.
Currency : Euro
Weight : 22,200 g
Year : 2022
Mint: Money of Paris