Award-Winning 2017 France 10 Euros Guy Savoy - Proof Silver Coin PR70DCAM B+C OA

Fin de la vente : 30/11/2021
Certification : PCGS
Certification Number : 41347488
Circulated/Uncirculated : Uncirculated
Composition : Silver
Country/Region of Manufacture : France
Denomination : 10 Euro
Grade : PR 70
KM Number : 33
Modified Item : No
Year : 2017

An exceptional coin presenting outstanding knowhow The alliance of two famous French companies Monnaie de Paris collaborates with a French house and creates every year a unique series inspired by two traditions of fine French craftsmanship. In 2017, Monnaie de Paris celebrates Michelin starred Chef Guy Savoy whose restaurant was appointed Best Restaurant in the world.
The sentence is: The cuisine is the art to transform instantly in joy the products full of stories.
The series makes references to the gastronomic register of the starred Chef : the egg, the truffle, the asparagus…
This 10€ Silver coin has an egg shape, reference to this ingredient that is used in so many culinary creations.
On the obverse, we can see a hen that is composed of elements from Guy Savoy’s culinary universe : the neck takes the shape of a skate wing, the body is drawn with artichoke leaves, with the texture of a truffle and with the scales of a fish. The tail is made of a cabbage leaf. The reverse presents the four elements used when cooking, and in its center the egg yolk.
Mintage is 5000, made of 22g 900/1000 silver, sold out at the French Mint.
The 50 euro version of this coin was awarded the Coin Of The Year (COTY) 2019 prize at the World Money Fair in Berlin.
This is one of the two coins rated PCGS PR70DCAM up-to-date. Sold with COA and original box. La Poste EMS shipping.