Mustang P51 - Currency of € 10 Silver - BE 2021
- Currencies drawn in collaboration with Romain Hugault, famous author of comics
- Enhancement of planes that have marked history
- The Mustang P51, an iconic plane of the Second World War
In 2021, the currency of Paris highlighted the Mustang P51. First confined in a role of reconnaissance and ground support, he represented an innovation thanks to his wings with a laminar profile thus improving his aerodynamics.
It was during the Second World War that he was able to claim the title of best hunter thanks to a new engine which allowed him to be a strategic asset on the Western Front, especially in 1944 where he took a decisive part in superiority air in Germany.
The face represents a Mustang P-51 taking off. In the background, you can see the sun's rays hidden by a cloud.
The mention "North American Aviation", refers to the manufacturer of this plane.
The vintage is also present, on the right wing of the plane.
The P-51 represented is an airplane which was assigned to the 84th Fighter Squadronqui carries the Com in "Contrary Mary". It was the personal plane of Lieutenant-Colonel Roy Cavini.
The reverse, common to the series, presents two profiles of pilots symbolizing eras and typologies of use - civil and military - different. Many planes are represented in the sky also marking different times and uses, tribute to the history of the plane.
The facial value is inscribed at the bottom left of the reverse as well as the "RF" symbol.
Currency : Euro
Weight : 22,2g
Year : 2021
Mint: Money of Paris