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2 Euro Cent - Benedictvs XVI

2 Euro Cent - Benedictvs XVI -  obverse2 Euro Cent - Benedictvs XVI -  reverse

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Features

Country Vatican City
Pope Benedict XVI (2005-2013)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2006-2013
Value 2 Euro Cent
0.02 EUR = 0.022 USD
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Copper plated steel
Weight 3.06 g
Diameter 18.75 mm
Thickness 1.67 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 376,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 379
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The three-quarters portrait of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI is encircled by the inscription "CITTA' DEL VATICANO" (Vatican City) and the twelve stars of Europe.

Lettering:
CITTA' DEL VATICANO • 2013
R
D. L.
LDS INC.

Engraver: Daniela Longo, Luciana De Simoni

Reverse

A globe, next to the face value, shows Europe in relation to Africa and Asia.

Lettering:
2
EURO
CENT
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

Smooth with a groove running circumferentially around the edge of the coin.

2 Euro Cent - Benedictvs XVI -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2006 R 85,000 10.91 19% In Sets only
2006 R 16,000 1.6% Proof
2007 R 85,000 7.64 20% In Sets only
2007 R 16,000 1.8% Proof
2008 R 6,400 1.8%
2008 R 85,000 21% In Sets only
2008 R 16,000 1.8% Proof
2009 R 6,400 1.8%
2009 R 85,000 8.73 22% In Sets only
2009 R 15,000 1.8% Proof
2010 R 6,000 3%
2010 R 94,000 6.00 27% In Sets only
2010 R 15,000 3% Proof
2011 R 6,000 3%
2011 R 94,000 10.91 30% In Sets only
2011 R 15,000 3% Proof
2012 R 6,000 2%
2012 R 85,000 4.36 28% In Sets only
2012 R 15,000 4% Proof
2013 R 85,000 2.18 26% In Sets only
2013 R 13,000 3% Proof

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