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2 Euro Special Olympics

2 Euro (Special Olympics) -  obverse2 Euro (Special Olympics) -  reverse

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Features

Country Greece
Period Third Hellenic Republic (1974-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2011
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.25 USD
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass clad nickel center in copper-nickel ring
Weight 8.50 g
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.20 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 239,
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Schön# 188
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Commemorative issue

XIIIth Special Olympics

Obverse

The inner part of the coin shows the emblem of the Games, a radiant sun, the source of life that underlines the excellence and power of the athletes who take part in the Games, with excellence represented by the olive branch and power by the spiral starting from the centre of the sun. Inscribed around the outer right-hand edge of the inner part are the caption “XIII SPECIAL OLYMPICS W.S.G. ATHENS 2011” and the name of the issuing country “ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ”, separated from one another by the mintmark. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
XIII SPECIAL OLYPICS GAMES W.S.G. ATHENS 2011
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ

Translation:
XIII SPECIAL OLYPICS GAMES W.S.G. ATHENS 2011
HELLENIC REPUBLIC

Engraver: Georgios Stamatopoulos

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

Lettering: ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ

Translation: HELLENIC REPUBLIC

2 Euro (Special Olympics) -  obverse

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Comments

The 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games was a sporting event held from June, 25th 2011 – July, 4th 2011 in Athens, Greece. The opening ceremony of the games took place on 25 June 2011 at the Panathenaic Stadium and the closing ceremony was held on 4 July 2011. Over 7.500 athletes, from 185 countries, competed in a total of twenty-two sports.
The coin was issued in bankrolls and in BU allong with the official year KMS blister.

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2011  995,000 2.25 3.37 4.02 4.02 99%
2011  5,000 20.15 2% In Sets only

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