Obverse legend : .PRISE DE LA BASTILLE. - 14 JUILLET 1789.
Obverse description : Représentation de la prise de la Bastille, la Bastille à l’arrière plan.
Reverse legend : .RÉVOLUTION FRANÇAISE. - 1789-1799 // LIBERTE / EGALITE / FRATERNITE.
Reverse description : Légende circulaire et en trois lignes sous un bonnet phrygien, encadré de drapeaux et branches de laurier.
The Fifth Republic, whose constitution was approved by referendum on September 28, 1958 by more than 79% of French people, only officially began with the installation of General de Gaulle as president on January 8, 1959. The constitution was amended on January 28, 1958. October 1962 by referendum where a majority of 62% of votes approves the election of the President of the Republic by direct universal suffrage. The various presidents of the Fifth Republic are Charles de Gaulle (8/01/1959 - 27/04/1969, retirement and Alain Poher becomes interim president), Georges Pompidou (15/06/1969 - 2/04/1974, deceased , Alain Poher becomes interim president), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (19/05/1974 - 21/05/1981), François Mitterrand (21/05/1981 - 7/05/1995), Jacques Chirac (7/05 /1995 - 05/16/2007), Nicolas Sarkozy (05/16/2007 - 05/15/2012), François Hollande (05/15/2012 - 05/14/2017) and Emmanuel Macron (05/14/2017 - ).