COIN
France - €2 Ten Years of Economic & Monetary Union (EMU) 1999 - 2009 Commemorative Coin for Circulation
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
France
Denomination
2 Euro
Minted Date/Year
2009 CE
Coin Type
Commemorative Coin
Punch / Orientation
↑↑ Medal
Back Legend
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE UEM 1999-2009
Rim / Edge Legend
2 ★ ★ 2 ★ ★ 2 ★ ★ 2 ★ ★ 2 ★ ★ 2 ★ ★
Mint
Pessac, France
Quantity
1,000,000
Composition
Bi-metal: Copper-Nickel & Nordic-Gold
Coin Edge
Milled/Reeded - Vertical
Coin Shape
Round - Circular
Diameter
25.75 mm
Weight
8.5 g
Thickness
2.2 mm
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Very Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
1590
Krause Standard Catalog of World Coins
France - €2 Ten Years of Economic & Monetary Union (EMU) 1999 - 2009 Commemorative Coin for Circulation
Ten Years of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and the Birth of the Euro

The centre of the coin shows a stylised human figure whose left arm is prolonged by the euro symbol. The initials ΓΣ of the sculptor appear below the euro symbol. The name(s) of the issuing country in the national language(s) appear(s) at the top, while the indication 1999–2009 and the acronym EMU translated into the national language(s) appear at the bottom. The twelve stars of the European Union surround the design on the outer ring of the coin.


Creators

Side Name Sign
Obverse Luc Luycx LL
Reverse Georges Stamatopoulos 
(gre. Γεώργιος Σταματόπουλος)
ΓΣ


Mintage

Mint Mintage
Circulation BU Proof
Pessac, France 10,000,000 50,000 7,500
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