Try the new Numista design!
Menu

2 Euro French Presidency of the EU

2 Euro (French Presidency of the EU) -  obverse2 Euro (French Presidency of the EU) -  reverse

© Florino28

Features

Country France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2008
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.37 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# 1459,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 951,
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.
Gad# 10 (Ed.2019)
Francesco Pastrone; 2017. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2017 (23rd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco. ISBN 9782906602465 .

Commemorative issue

French Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Obverse

The coin is inscribed as follows: ‘2008 PRÉSIDENCE FRANÇAISE UNION EUROPÉENNE RF’. The mint mark and the mintmaster's mark are located below, to the left and the right respectively. The 12 stars of the European Union are shown on the outer ring.

Lettering:
2008 PRÉSIDENCE FRANÇAISE UNION EUROPÉENNE
RF

Translation:
French Presidency to the European Union
2008

Designer: Philippe Starck

Philippe Starck is a French designer known since the start of his career in the 1980s for his interior, product, industrial and architectural design including furniture and objects that have a simple but inventive structures.

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 (French Presidency of the EU) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France

Comments

coincard

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2008  20,064,000 2.37 2.37 2.37 2.37 2.37 2.37 4.15 98%
2008  10,936 23.06 1.8% In sets only; 10,936 made out of the 20,000 forecasted
2008  10,000 26.08 1.3% 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. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange it: gformisa, andonildf, isamar, tiger, high_ju, Stefka, Stras67, smiver, lilianc, Rudzinda, hirojd, Ganges, tonidefrancia, Artur Teixeira, Jams, RTAL, DavidB, Parpaiolle, Anto coin, Frero, sperbar, Moris, Issam911, BlackOpenAir, setare1304, numistadavidrp, Cospliix, coinsmor, enrico, Le Corbeau

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×108)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×44)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×265)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×155)
Country: Slovakia
Languages : English Czech Slovak
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×57)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×83)
Country: France
Languages : French Greek English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×39)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×100)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×58)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : English French Polish
Feedback: none
Country: India
Languages : English Hindi
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×24)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×19)
Country: France
Languages : French Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×36)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Spanish French Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×14)
Country: France
Languages : French German English
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×23)
Country: Belgium
Languages :
French German English Italian Dutch Swedish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×267)
Country: France
Languages : French English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×11)
Country: Italy
Languages : English French Italian Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×22)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Spanish Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×41)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×43)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×60)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×18)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Spanish French Italian
Feedback: none
Country: Spain
Languages : French English
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×369)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×165)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×53)
Country: France
Languages : French English

» See the details of the coins available for swap

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 or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

» Buy coins from France

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Match past online sales
Coins France 2 Euro (French Presidency of the EU)