PARIS – La Défense

La Défense is named for the statue, La Défense de Paris, which was built in 1883 to commemorate the soldiers who had defended Paris during the Franco-Prussian War. Today La Défense is a modern business district on the outskirts of Paris with some 150.000 corporate employees, 20.000 residents, a huge shopping mall, and the world’s largest public-transportation center. La Défense offers splendid architecture including the Cnit exhibition center and the Grande Arche.

Release Dates

2004

Features

  • Coin Alloy Name: brass
  • Coin Alloy Color: gold
  • Coin Diameter: 31
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine
  • City: PARIS
  • Country: France
  • Available: yes
  • Location: PARIS, France