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2 Euro French Presidency of the EU

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

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2008
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.16 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,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 951,
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
Gad# 10 (Ed.2019)
Monnaies francaises
by Francesco Pastrone
(Victor Gadoury)

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 European Union
2008

Engraver: 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

Monnaie de Paris, Pessac, France

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2008  20,064,000 2.16 2.16 2.16 2.16 2.16 2.16 3.62 98%
2008  10,936 12.80 1.8% In sets only
2008  10,000 23.77 1.3% Proof

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