On sale is a 2019 Reconstruction of Notre-Dame de Paris Yellow Bronze Medal, graded as SP70 by PCGS Gold Shield. Yellow Bronze (Bronze Florentin), 100mm, 650g, 999 ex. Limited edition of 2019 copies. Medal numbered on the edge: 272/999. An irrefutable masterpiece of Gothic art, Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris receives more than 13 million visitors a year from around the world.
This extraordinary building, with foundations that date back to 1163, has been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This 850th anniversary in 2013 has inspired Monnaie de Paris to honor the Cathedrale by its dedicating of a medal.
Following the fire, which occurred on April 15, 2019, which destroyed part of the historic monument, Monnaie de Paris mobilized to pay tribute by dedicating a medal. The obverse represents the south facade of the cathedral. Tribute to the architecture of this famous monument. Inscribed are symbols of Gothic art: a gargoyle, the arch of the main entry and tympanum of Notre-Dame. The reverse is the exact reproduction of the northern "rose", stained-glass window.
An engraving on the edge indicates: "Reconstruction de Notre-Dame de Paris, 15 avril 2019". You get what you see in the pictures: the yellow bronze medal with two certificates: certificate of authenticity, and certificate of donation to the reconstruction of Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, along with the original box. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\Europe\France". The seller is "carolusjg" and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.