1 Euro 1st map

Features

Issuer Italy
Period Republic (1946-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2002-2007
Value 1 Euro
1 EUR = USD 1.01
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Bimetallic: copper-nickel clad nickel centre in nickel brass ring
Weight 7.5 g
Diameter 23.25 mm
Thickness 2.33 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 135
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 216,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 234
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

A reproduction of the Vitruvian Man, a world renowned drawing created by Leonardo da Vinci around the year 1492, is encircled by the twelve stars of Europe. Italian Republic monogram above. Date and mint mark are at sides of the Leonardo design.

Lettering:
RI
R 2002
LC

Translation: (RI) = Italian Republic

Engraver: Laura Cretara

Laura Cretara (Rome, December 28, 1939) is an Italian medallist and engraver.

Reverse

On the right, next to the numerical face value, a map of the Europe with the twelve vertical stars symbolizes the gathering of the nations of the European Union. The word "EURO" (part of the face value) is in relief above the map of Europe.

Lettering:
1 EURO
LL

Engraver: 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

Segmented reeding

1 Euro (1st map) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

R Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Rome, Italy (1911-date)

Comments



2002: 150.000 in BU set KMS40
2003: 100.000 in BU sets (50.000 in KMS41 and 50.000 in KMS42) - 12.000 in Proof set KMPS26
2004: 65.000 in BU sets (35.000 in KMS43 and 30.000 in KMS44) - 10.000 in Proof set KMPS27
2005: 49.500 in BU sets (25.000 in KMS45 and 24.500 in KMS46) - 6.600 in Proof set KMPS28
2006: 42.500 in BU sets (20.500 in KMS47 and 22.000 in KMS48) - 5.800 in Proof set KMPS29
2007: 39.000 in BU sets (20.000 in KMS49 and 19.000 in KMS50) - 5.510 in Proof set KMPS30

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2002 R 150 000 $ 1.25 2% BU - In BU Sets only
2002 R 965 725 300 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.26 85% Engraver's signature/no signature; see comments
2003 R 66 230 000 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.11 $ 1.41 21%
2003 R 100 000 $ 3.02 1.0% BU - In BU Sets only
2003 R 12 000 0.2% Proof - In Proof Sets only
2004 R 4 925 000 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.30 $ 1.30 8%
2004 R 65 000 $ 3.02 0.6% BU - In BU Sets only
2004 R 10 000 0.15% Proof - In Proof Sets only
2005 R 4 943 900 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.51 $ 2.01 8%
2005 R 49 500 $ 3.02 0.5% BU - In BU Sets only
2005 R 6 600 0.18% Proof - In Proof Sets only
2006 R 107 951 700 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.36 $ 1.43 25%
2006 R 42 500 $ 3.02 0.6% BU - In BU Sets only
2006 R 5 800 0.18% Proof - In Proof Sets only
2007 R 134 955 490 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.01 $ 1.06 $ 1.23 26%
2007 R 39 000 $ 4.94 0.7% BU - In BU Sets only
2007 R 5 500 0.4% Proof - In Proof Sets only

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