2 Euro Cent

Features

Issuer Ireland
Period Republic (1937-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2002-2021
Value 2 Euro Cent
0.02 EUR = USD 0.023
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Copper plated steel
Weight 3.06 g
Diameter 18.75 mm
Thickness 1.67 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 122
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 33,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 32
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The Celtic harp, a traditional symbol of Ireland, is accompanied with the inscription "éire", the Irish word for Ireland. Around 12 five-pointed stars representing the European Union.

Lettering: éire 2003

Engraver: Jarlath Hayes

Jarlath Hayes is an Irish artist.

Reverse

A globe, next to the face value, shows Europe in relation to Africa and Asia.

Lettering: 2 EURO CENT LL

Designer: Luc Luycx

Luc Luycx is the designer of the common side of the euro coins. Luycx is a computer engineer, and medallist living in Dendermonde, Belgium, and has worked for the Royal Belgian Mint for 15 years. He designed the euro coins in 1996.

Edge

Smooth with a groove running circumferentially around the edge of the coin

2 Euro Cent -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mints

Irish Mint, Dublin, Ireland
Mint of Finland (Suomen Rahapaja), Vantaa, Finland (1988-date)
Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France (1973-date)
Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom
Utrecht, Netherlands (1010-2020)
Vienna, Austria (1194-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2002  354 643 386 $ 0.03 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.05 $ 0.32 $ 0.41 62%
2002  25 000 $ 0.50 1.5% In Sets
2003  177 290 034 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.06 $ 0.24 $ 0.40 34%
2003  65 000 1.0% In Sets
2004  143 004 694 $ 0.03 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.03 $ 0.05 $ 0.23 29%
2004  44 000 0.9% In Sets
2005  72 544 884 $ 0.03 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.03 $ 0.02 $ 0.57 20%
2005  55 000 $ 0.12 0.8% In Sets
2006  26 568 597 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.05 $ 0.16 13%
2006  55 000 0.5% In Sets
2006  5 000 0.3% Proof
2007  84 291 248 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.05 $ 0.29 28%
2007  55 000 $ 0.15 0.8% In Sets
2007  10 000 0.3% Proof
2008  42 116 152 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.57 17%
2008  45 000 $ 0.68 0.8% In Sets
2009  7 284 499 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.06 $ 0.14 12%
2009  45 000 $ 0.15 0.7% In Sets
2009  5 000 0.2% Proof
2010  3 496 511 $ 0.02 $ 0.03 $ 0.57 5%
2010  20 000 $ 0.57 0.7% In Sets only
2010  5 000 0% Proof
2011  4 813 844 $ 0.11 $ 0.02 $ 0.57 5%
2011  20 000 $ 0.15 0.7% In Sets
2011  5 000 0% Proof
2012  11 962 414 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.57 7%
2012  17 000 0.6% In Sets
2012  5 000 0.18% Proof
2013  34 849 000 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.24 $ 0.57 10%
2013  15 000 0.7% In Sets
2014  3 162 000 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.57 4%
2014  12 000 0.7% In Sets
2015  $ 0.68 1.6%
2015  $ 0.57 0.7% In Sets
2015  1 000 0.07% Proof
2016  $ 0.45 1.4%
2016  $ 0.23 0.6% In Sets
2016  4 000 0.20% Proof
2017  $ 1.70 0.6%
2017  8 000 0.6% In Sets
2018  6 000 $ 1.13 0.8% In Sets
2019  8 000 $ 2.26 0.5% In Sets
2019  1 000 0.05% Proof
2020  10 000 $ 1.13 0.5% (fr) BU
2021  6 000 $ 0.34 0.3% (fr) BU

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