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2 Euro Alhambra

2 Euro (Alhambra) -  obverse2 Euro (Alhambra) -  reverse

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Features

Country Spain
King Juan Carlos I (1975-2014)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2011
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.23 USD
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 ↑↑
References KM# 1184,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 539
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

UNESCO World Heritage: Alhambra

Obverse

The inner part of the coin depicts the Court of the Lions in the Alhambra, the fortified castle in the city of Granada, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1984. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
M
ESPAÑA 2011

Translation:
M
Spain 2011

Engraver: Alfonso Morales Múnoz

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

Reeded with inscription

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

2 Euro (Alhambra) -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011 M 4,000,000 2.23 2.23 2.23 2.96 3.49 3.49
2011 M 65,000 In Sets only
2011 M 15,000 Proof

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