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2 Euro - Benedictus XVI 1st map

2 Euro - Benedictus XVI (1st map) -  obverse2 Euro - Benedictus XVI (1st map) -  reverse

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Country Vatican City
Pope Benedict XVI (2005-2013)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 2006-2007
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.18 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# 382,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 385
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)


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

R D. L. M.C.C INC.

Engraver: Maria Carmela Colaneri


A map, next to the face value, shows the fifteen states 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.


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

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2006 R 85,000 54.55 66% In Sets only
2006 R 16,000 5% Proof
2007 R 85,000 29.46 69% In Sets only
2007 R 16,000 5% Proof

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