2 Euro Old Town of Avila

2 Euro (Old Town of Avila) - obverse2 Euro (Old Town of Avila) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Spain
King Felipe VI (2014-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2019
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = USD 2.18
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass clad nickel centre in copper-nickel ring
Weight 8.5 g
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 155939
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Commemorative issue

Old town of Avila and its churches outside the walls

Series: UNESCO World Heritage

Obverse

The design reproduces at the centre a detail of the Avila wall. At the top side circular ascending the word "ESPAÑA" (Spain), the year of issue and the mint mark. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ESPAÑA
2019
M

Engraver: Alfonso Morales Múnos

Reverse

The face value, next to a map showing the European continent without borders.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
2 EURO
LL

Engraver: Luc Luycx Read more on Wikipedia

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

Reeded with inscription: the number "2" and two stars, repeated six times alternately upright and inverted

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

2 Euro (Old Town of Avila) -  obverse

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Mint

M Royal Mint of Spain (Real Casa de la Moneda), Madrid, Spain (1591-date)

Comments

The defensive wall surrounding the original town was constructed in the 11th century. It features 82 semicircular towers and 9 gates, and is one of the most complete examples of town walls in Spain.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2019 M 1 000 000 $ 2.70 $ 3.30 $ 3.30 99%
2019 M 15 000 1.0% (fr) BU
2019 M 7 500 0.6% Proof

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