The Nymphéas Basin - Claude Monet - Currency of 50 Euro Or - 1/4 Oz Be - 2022
PREVENT OPEN! Official release June 21, 2022
The face represents one of Claude Monet's most famous works: the Nymphéas Basin, a green harmony, painted in 1899 representing a bridge over a nympheas basin. The print "masterpiece of museums" which signs all the currencies in this series has been added at the top right and mixes with the work. The Musée d'Orsay, in which the work is on display is an integral part of the drawing since it represents one of the sections of the frame. The name of the work, that of the artist as well as the 2022 vintage complete the decor around the painting.
The reverse is common to the series, it presents a mixture of views of several great French museums: top left, it is an interior view of the Musée d'Orsay, recognizable by its superb clock. Next to it, there is a view of the Louvre facade, visible from the Napoleon court (where the very famous pyramid is located). Below these two elements, we see a fresco present on the Salé hotel which houses the Picasso museum. The lower part of the reverse exposes a view of the facade of the Biron hotel which is the current Rodin museum. Above, we find the famous staircase at the Center Pompidou. The facial value, the mention "French Republic" as well as the different of the Monnaie de Paris are also inscribed on this reverse.
Currency : Euro
Weight : 7,78 g
Year : 2022
Mint: Money of Paris