2013 france 4 x 10 euro silver Tour de France complete set proof box certificate. The Monnaie de Paris have launched a new set of coins to mark one of the worlds most prestigious cycle races that of the Tour de France.Originally begun in 1903 to increase paper sales for the magazine LAuto, the race has been held annually since its first edition except for when it was pre-empted during the two World Wars. The Tour de France has since evolved into one of the worlds most followed races competing for the coveted yellow jersey for cyclers.
The current structure of the Tour de France consists of 21 day-long segments or stages over a 23-day period and covering around 3,200 kilometers or 2,000 miles in total. The race alternates between clockwise and anti-clockwise circuits of France. The number of teams usually varies between 20 and 22, with nine riders in each. Today, it is estimated that more than 191 countries broadcast the race in either its entirety or in part, reaching hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide. Although the race has undergone much controversy over the last decade, the popularity of both the race itself and the sport has never diminished.Since the traditional colored jerseys symbolize position and accomplishment during the race the Monnaie de Paris has added color to the jerseys of the riders depicted on the silver coins they are as follows. Polka dot jersey symbol of best climber.
Green jersey leader of the points classification. White jersey best young rider of the Tour. The item "2013 france 4 x 10 euro silver Tour de France complete set proof box certificate" is in sale since Wednesday, April 1, 2015. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Austria". The seller is "collectiblesandeurocoins" and is located in Kissimmee, Florida.
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