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2 Euro 10 Years of EMU

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

© Florino28

Features

Country Cyprus
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2009
Value 2 Euro
EUR = 2.36 USD
Metal Bi-Metallic 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, Schön# 100
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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, 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

Engraver: Georgios Stamatopoulos

Reverse

A map, next to the facial value, shows the European continent without borders.

Lettering: 2 EURO

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, facial value engraved in Greek

Lettering: 2 ΕΥΡΩ 2 EURO 2 ΕΥΡΩ 2 EURO

2 Euro (10 Years of EMU)

© Cyrillius

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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009  13,000 BU in capsules.Royal Dutch Mint
2009  15,000 In Sets only.Royal Dutch Mint
2009  7,000 Proof in a box.Royal Dutch Mint
2009  965,000 3.54 3.54 Royal Dutch Mint

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