Nice looking coin. It had a chain running thru the middle with a modern day
rider above the chain and an early era rider below the chain, looking like a
reflection in water of the modern rider.
Try a search for the French Mint. I'm pretty sure it was on their website.
> > I was visiting the 2003 Tour de France web site and read that tour
> > organizers Patrice Clerc & Jean-Marie Leblanc have contacted the Paris
> > mint to produce medals commemorating the 100th anniversary of the race
> > (1903-2003). Anyone know anything about this? Thanks!
> The French Mint www.monnaiedeparis.fr (or .com for English) issued a
> nice set of coins, not medals, commemorating the anniversary. Five
> different types, in silver (face value 1.50) and gold (face value
> 20). One of the types - the one that Doggo entioned - is also available
> as a 0.25 silver piece, a 10 gold and a 50 gold coin.
Here is the first page for Tour items in English. Sweet looking coins,I