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Value: 2 Euro
Country: France
Year: 2010
Composition: Bi-Metallic Nickel-brass clad Nickel center in Copper-nickel ring
Denomination: 20 000 000
Weight: 8.5 g
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Reference: KM# 1676
Quality: Circulated
Price: €3.50

The Appeal of June 18 was a famous speech by Charles de Gaulle, the leader of the Free French Forces, in 1940. The appeal is the origin of the French Resistance to the German occupation during World War II. The inner part of the coin shows General Charles de Gaulle, in uniform and bareheaded at a microphone.

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