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2 Euro 10 Years of EMU

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

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Features

Country Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2009
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.34 USD
Currency Euro (2008-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# 89,
  • 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# 100
  • 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.

Commemorative issue

10th Anniversary of the European Monetary Union

Obverse

The coin shows a stick figure which merges into the € symbol. It seeks to convey the idea of the single currency and, by extension, the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) being the latest step in Europe’s long history of trade and economic integration. The coin is issued by each euro area country and shows the name of the country as well as the legend ‘EMU 1999-2009’ in the respective language(s). The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
ΚΥΠΡΟΣ KIBRIS
ONE 1999-2009

Translation:
Cyprus Cyprus
EMU 1999-2009

Engraver: Georgios Stamatopoulos

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

Milled, face value engraved in Greek

Lettering: 2 ΕΥΡΩ 2 EURO 2 ΕΥΡΩ 2 EURO

Translation: 2 Euro 2 Euro 2 Euro 2 Euro

2 Euro (10 Years of EMU) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

Royal Dutch Mint (Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt), Utrecht, Netherlands (1911-date)

Comments

The issue consists of 1,000,000 coins, of which 7,000 coins outstanding (proof) state arranged in boxes, 13,000 coins brilliant uncirculated condition placed in capsules, 15,000 were placed in a year sets, and 965,000 uncirculated coins situation in rolls of 25 pieces.

The design was chosen out of a shortlist of five by members of the public across the European Union voting online. It was created by George Stamatopoulos, a sculptor from the Minting department at the Bank of Greece.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2009  965,000 3.30 2.81 3.96 97%
2009  13,000 3% BU in capsules
2009  15,000 9.29 2% In Sets only
2009  7,000 0.7% Proof in a box

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