For several years now, the French Excellence series has combined the expertise of one of the 70 houses of the Comité Colbert with that of Monnaie de Paris to create a unique collection that combines the respective talents.
In 2021, Monnaie de Paris is joining forces with Dior to pay tribute to the floral scent and the beauty of the bottle of the first-born fragrance created by Christian Dior: Miss Dior. Monnaie de Paris collaborates with a French house and creates, every year, a unique series inspired by two traditions of fine French craftsmanship. Monnaie de Paris in partnership with Dior house presents to you an exclusive collection combining their expertise. A prestigious alliance that pays tribute to the know-how of the oldest French institution as well as to the floral trail and the beauty of the bottle of the first-born fragrance created by Christian Dior.
Taking up the design of the 1 kg gold coin, the coin pays tribute to the codes of Dior house: the shape of the iconic Miss Dior bottle, the houndstooth, the roses of Grasse, all different, as well as the couture bow.The word RF is present in the center of the design with the typography from the house's archives.
The reverse side represents the back of the bottle, the transparency of the piece is made possible by a window represented by Christian Dior's favourite star. The houndstooth is, this time, inscribed inside the bottle. The face value is present in the centre of the star. The mintmark of Joaquin Jimenez is stroke on the reverse side.