France was not just one of the founders of the European Union but also was one of the first countries to adopt the euro. The French euro starter packs were available for the public on 14 December 2001. The nominal price of these packs was of 100 French Francs equivalent to €15.25. The kits contained coins from the years 1999, 2000 and 2001.
|Starter Kit||€2.00||€1.00||€0.50||€0.20||€0.10||€0.05||€0.02||€ 0.01||Face Value||Issue Date||Quantity|
|Public mini-Starter Kit||4 coins||3 coins||4 coins||7 coins||4 coins||5 coins||7 coins||6 coins||€15.25||14.12.2001||53,000,000|
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