In 2002, the Euro was introduced as a single currency for Europe, and most of the individual countries currencies were phased out. Whether remembering your family roots or a favorite vacation, these coins evoke fond memories of Europe in the 20th century.
The Euro was established in 1999 and began to be circulated three years later. This item celebrates the history of France's currency. The 1 and 1/2 Franc from the second half of the twentieth-century features Walking Liberty, also known as The Sower. She was introduced in 1897 by Oscar Roty and her confident stride is thought to have inspired many past US coins.