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2 Euro Pieter Bruegel the Elder

2 Euro (Pieter Bruegel the Elder) -  obverse2 Euro (Pieter Bruegel the Elder) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
King Philippe (2013-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2019
Value 2 Euro (2 EUR)
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass clad nickel center in copper-nickel ring
Weight 8.5 g
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes

Commemorative issue

The 450th anniversary of the death of Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Obverse

The inner part of the piece depicts the portrait of the famous Belgian artist Pieter Bruegel
the Elder, together with a painting on an easel. Above this, you can find the name P. Bruegel, the years 1569, with
a subtle obelisk referring to the year of death, and 2019, the year of issuance.
As the Royal Dutch Mint will strike the coins, the mintmark of Utrecht, a mercury staff is located on the left together
with the Belgian mint director mintmark, the coat of arms of the municipality Herzele, the country code BE. The initials
LL referring to the designer of the coin, Mr Luc Luycx, are located on the right. Finally, around the edge of the inner
part small dots form a circle.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag

Lettering:
P. BRUEGEL
1569
2019
BE
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.

Reverse

A map, next to the face value, shows the European continent without borders.

Lettering: 2 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

Lettering: 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 **

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2019  150,000 10.44 10.44 98% Coincard
2019  5,000 28.34 5% proof

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