|The Official Mini Blister XIII contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc) and reveals the profile of the hero XIII with the inscription on the face.
XIII is a series of Belgian comic strip, drawn by William Vance (and Jean Giraud for an album) and published from 1984 to 2007. The story takes place in America and the main character is a hunted amnesiac, in search of his identity.
The French coins in the minor series (1, 2, 5 cents) were designed by Fabienne Courtiade, the middle series of "Nordic Gold" coins (10, 20, 50 cents) were designed by Laurent Jorio and the major series of bi-metal coins (1, 2 euros) was designed by Joaquim Jimenez. All designs share the 12 stars of the EU and the year of imprint as well as the letters "RF" for Republique Francaise (French Republic).
Issue date: 18 November 2011