Menu

2 Euro Music Day

2 Euro (Music Day) -  obverse 2 Euro (Music Day) -  reverse

© Florino28

Features

Country France - Modern
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2011
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.21 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# 1789,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 1145
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

30th Anniversary of International Music Day

Obverse

The inner part of the coin shows a cheerful crowd, with a stylised image of a musical instrument and notes floating in the air, denoting the atmosphere of celebration on the Day of Music, which has been celebrated every summer solstice in France since 1981. The words "Fête de la MUSIQUE" and the date "21 JUIN 2011" appear at the centre of the drawing. Along the upper edge, towards the right, are the words "30 e ANNIVERSAIRE", while the letters "RF" designate the country of issue at the bottom. The 12 stars of the European Union are depicted on the coin’s outer ring.

Lettering:
30e ANNIVERSAIRE
Fête de la MUSIQUE
21 JUIN 2011
RF

Engraver: Fabienne Courtiade

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

Finely ribbed with edge lettering: three times the sequence "2 * *" upright and the sequence "* * 2" inverted

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

2 Euro (Music Day)

© Cyrillius

Comments

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011  10,000,000 2.21 2.21 2.21 2.21 2.23 3.31 3.31
2011  20,000 In Sets only
2011  10,000 22.08 Proof

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: dickhaut72, mellecoca, framb, Jeremi, V1rtuoso, tom69003, majmune, maurilp04, tonio82, gpb81, wenrait, BjornBelgium, MIMI48, hxeldon, 7475laurent, valentlem, sperbar, cabre, Gregorountoi, Frero, eljunquito52, moneda a moneda, mundosub, 3franc6sous, GretaS, moneta, jmc, albert1er, jallen

Feedback: 4/54/54/54/54/5 (×26)
Country: Georgia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: none
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×47)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×7)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×54)
Country: France
Languages : English German French Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×199)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×97)
Country: Spain
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×66)
Country: Argentina
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: none
Country: Switzerland
Languages : French German English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×23)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×138)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×43)
Country: Belgium
Languages :
English German Spanish French Dutch Swedish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×133)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×50)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×258)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×30)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×162)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×110)
Country: Russia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×22)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Spanish Italian
Feedback: none
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×96)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×30)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×101)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×10)
Country: Italy
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×470)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×85)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×64)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English French Dutch
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French English

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 5 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from the modern period of France

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
2 Euro (Music Day)