The coin of series "Great French ships" - NORMANDIE.
The Normandie was built in 1931 by Penhoet shipyard in Saint-Nazaire. Considered the height of luxury and refinement, it was an icon of France during the 1930's. The Normandie was the largest ocean liner in the world and began to serve as a luxury liner in 1936.
Requisitioned for war by the United States in 1941, it was demolished in 1946. The Normandie has left a long lasting impact in our memories and remains to this day one of the most luxurious ocean liners in history.
The coin is round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s edge is plain.
The Obverse: in the center image of a portion surmounted of ocean liner’s chimneys sending plumes of smoke in the airs. To the top inscription in French - Les Grands Navires Francais, value - 10 EURO, the down year of isue - 2014.
The Reverse: to the top part of a coin the relief image of the most luxurious ocean liners in history - Normandie.