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The Carabiniers of the Prince are the subject of a new commemorative €2 coin from Monaco, coinworld.com reports.
The obverse design shows a Carabinier and in the background the Palace of Monaco. At the top is the inscription, Monaco is flanked by the Mint mark and the mint master mark. At the bottom are the years 1817–2017 and underneath the inscription epicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
In total, 15,000 of the coins were released on November 13. The ringed-bimetallic coin has a copper-nickel core and copper-aluminum-nickel ring.
The common reverse shows a map of the European Union, of which Monaco is not a member. The €2 coin weighs 8.5 grams and measures 25.75 millimetres in diameter.
Editions Victor Gadoury, based in Monaco, offers Proof examples of the coin for €239 each.
The E-Rally Monte-Carlo held later this year will take place around the Principality of Monaco, with a new route through the Alpes-Maritimes and the Var.
AS Monaco publicly presented its new sporting director, Paul Mitchell, this week to discuss his goals for the Red and Whites and to be formally welcomed by the club.
The ‘Monaco Plage Propre’ operation has kicked into gear, giving smokers no reason to butt out on the Principality’s coastline.
Hermitage Fine Art is hosting two days of public auctions this week featuring Russian art, objects of vertu, manuscripts, rare books and photographs.