2 Euro International Year of Plant Health

2 Euro (International Year of Plant Health) -  obverse2 Euro (International Year of Plant Health) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Philippe (2013-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2020
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = USD 2.15
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass centre in copper-nickel ring
Weight 8.50 g
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 176636
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References LA# BEM-8.28
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Commemorative issue

International Year of Plant Health.

Obverse

The piece is dedicated to the International Year of Plant Health and shows in the middle the official logo of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH 2020). The leaves, arranged like a globe, symbolize healthy plants as a source of oxygen that we breathe, the food we eat and all life on planet Earth. Above is the edition event in English and on the left the mint sign of Ingrid van Herzele and on the right the coin sign of the Dutch Mint in Utrecht. The country abbreviation "BE" and the year "2020" are arranged at the bottom of the image. The twelve stars of the European flag are represented on the outer ring of the coin.

Lettering:
INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF PLANT HEALTH
2020
BE

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 of the European continent is represented on a dynamic canvas composed of the twelve stars of the European Union.

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

Fine flute engraving: the inscription "2 **", repeated six times, is oriented alternately from bottom to top and from top to bottom.

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

Mint

Utrecht, Netherlands (1010-2020)

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2020  600 000 $ 2.15 $ 5.27 $ 5.27 $ 11 45%
2020  150 000 $ 11 58% Coincard
2020  5 000 $ 31 3% Proof

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