Lot 10 medals + Fables de la Fontaine - L'art de la Plume box - 2021
How to pay tribute to Jean de La Fontaine without talking about fables? The currency of Paris wished to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the poet, by reinterpreting his work. This collection allows young audiences to familiarize themselves with fables, illustrated by the designer Thomas Bass. Each maplet is adorned with a mini-medal imagined and designed by Joaquin Jimenez, general engraver of the currency of Paris.
10 maplets thought of the crossing of the art of pen, illustration and metal. The reverse of each card contains the complete fable. The 10th card highlights Jean de La Fontaine and presents a short biography of the author.
This lot includes:
- The medals: "the crow and the fox", "the hare and the turtle", "the cicada and the ant", "the wolf and the lamb", "the golden egg chicken", "the frog and The beef "," the cities rat and the field of the fields "," the fox and the stork "," the oak and the reed "and the fountain.
Jean de la Fontaine fable box - The art of the pen 2021 - This small colored drawer box allows you to store the 10 cardlets in the Jean de la Fontaine collection. We find on the back of the box a small summary of the collection. Approximate dimensions: 10 x 15 mm
Nordic gold - 34 mm - 20,000 copies
Currency : Euro
Weight : 158,000 g
Year : 2021
Mint: Money of Paris