On the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his birth, the Monnaie de Paris pays tribute to Jean de La Fontaine, the largest French fabulist, member of the French Academy.
Through his texts, Jean de La Fontaine is still fascinating today by staging animals in order to represent the great character traits of men.
Book dedicated to the Dauphin Louis de France, Jean de La Fontaine leaves us a literary heritage of more than 240 fables as well as many collections of tales and poems.
On the face, the portrait of Jean de La Fontaine in pencil on a textured background to recall the ancient books.
The pictogram created especially by Thomas Baas for the Monnaie de Paris during the 400th anniversary of his birth is also present as well as the Currency of Paris.
The faces of the 8 pieces of the miniset are visible in a universal brilliant version.
Also appear the setbacks of the 8 pieces as well as the currency logos of Paris and that of the 400th anniversary of his birth.