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2 Euro - Franciscus 28th World Youth Day

2 Euro - Franciscus (28th World Youth Day) -  obverse2 Euro - Franciscus (28th World Youth Day) -  reverse

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Features

Country Vatican City
Pope Francis (2013-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.18 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# 446,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 440
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

28th World Youth Day

Obverse

The design features the most known monument of Rio de Janeiro, the ‘Christ of Corcovado’, and some young people around the statue. At the top, in semi-circle, the inscription ‘XXVIII G.M.G. CITTÀ DEL VATICANO RIO 2013’. At the right, the mintmark ‘R’ and the name of the artist ‘P DANIELE’. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering: XXVIII G.M.G. CITTÀ DEL VATICANO RIO · 2013 R

Engraver: Patrizio Daniele

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: 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 *

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2013 R 89,000 35.57

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