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2 Euro 10 Years of Euro Cash

2 Euro (10 Years of Euro Cash) -  obverse2 Euro (10 Years of Euro Cash) -  reverse

Obverse © kevin4430 - Reverse © didi83

Features

Country Finland
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2012
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# 178,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 173
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

10 Years of Euro Cash

Obverse

Coin features the world in the form of a euro symbol in the centre, showing how the euro has become a true global player over the last ten years. The surrounding elements symbolise the importance of the euro to ordinary people (represented by a family group), to the financial world (the Eurotower), to trade (a ship), to industry (a factory), and to the energy sector and research and development (two wind turbines). The designer’s initials, “A.H.”, can be found (if you look very carefully) between the ship and the Eurotower. Along the upper and lower edges of the inner part of the coin are, respectively, the country of issue and the years “2002 – 2012”. The coin will be issued by all euro area countries. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
SUOMI FINLAND
A.H.

2002 2012

Engraver: Helmut Andexlinger

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: SUOMI FINLAND

2 Euro (10 Years of Euro Cash) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2012  1,465,000 3.32 3.87 3.87
2012  10,000 In Sets only
2012  25,000 Proof

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