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0.25 euros FRANCE 2023 - "Wheelchair basketball" Paris Olympic Games

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€1/4 FRANCE 2023 - "Wheelchair basketball" Paris Olympic Games

On the occasion of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Monnaie de Paris pays tribute to these renowned international competitions through a collection that highlights sport, its values, the athletes but also the heritage of the host country. Olympism and Paralympism are celebrated.

Sport, athletes and their movements are celebrated here.

In 2023, wheelchair basketball is represented on coins. This discipline is one of the sports at the origin of Paralympism. Practiced in its beginnings in the rehabilitation activity of wounded soldiers after the Second World War, it is at the origin of the development of Paralympism throughout the world. Speed, skill, wheelchair mastery, collective spirit, wheelchair basketball is the very soul of para sports. Today, wheelchair basketball is played in more than 105 countries around the world.

The reverse common to the series presents a view of Paris where the Seine takes on the appearance of an athletics track. The Eiffel Tower dominates the city and illuminates the competition.

Country France

Year date : 2023

Weight : 17,100g

Mintage : 1000000

Face value : 0.25 euros

Diameter : 34,000 mm