Menu

2 Euro 10 Years of EMU

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

© V. GLADYSH

Features

Country Spain
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2009
Value 2 Euro
EUR = 2.26 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# 1142, Schön# 449
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:
ESPAÑA
M
ΓΣ
UEM 1999-2009

Engraver: Georgios Stamatopoulos

Reverse

A map, next to the facial 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 **

2 Euro (10 Years of EMU)

© Cyrillius

Comments

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.
In this coins there was two types: KM#1142.1  (small stars on obverse) and KM#1142.2 (large stars on obverse, error coin) with a mintage of aproximately 100,000 coins.

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009 M 70,000 In Sets only
2009 M 8,000,000 2.48 2.26 2.26 2.82 3.39 KM#1142.1 (Small stars)
2009 M 8.47 9.66 KM#1142.2 (Large stars)
2009 M 2,500 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 coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: fada, numistadavidrp, hrundy, franky96, Beatrix, Monetino, pepelu, katcha, habs83, leplew, Tatxamendi, Stras67, Acid Burn, cercafil1966, sfp, albert1er, jvegario, eurocoinscollector, Nadir, Asipalas, owen911, Carlos333, Papounet, SVT, jgam, wkonijn, Paiva, chess_tango, Faële, andferreira, Nymeria, Moris, El arcon del coleccionista, fjrortega_79, tinka, nico.cec, Thilo, GretaS, Angel, marley, ETN, mariocosta

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×89)
Country: Italy
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: Spain
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×31)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: none
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: none
Country: Portugal
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×25)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×73)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×145)
Country: Slovenia
Languages : English Slovenian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×47)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×167)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×32)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×115)
Country: Austria
Languages : English German Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×39)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×2)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×64)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×7)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: none
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×44)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×23)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×70)
Country: France
Languages : French German English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×144)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×25)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×17)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: Spain
Languages : French Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×172)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: none
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×8)
Country: Estonia
Languages : English Estonian Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×96)
Country: France
Languages : French English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×53)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×49)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×42)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×42)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×141)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×37)
Country: Slovakia
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×52)
Country: France
Languages : French German English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×46)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×10)
Country: Italy
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×146)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×46)
Country: France
Languages : French German English Dutch
Feedback: none
Country: Italy
Languages : English Spanish Italian Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×103)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 6 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 and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Spain

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
2 Euro (10 Years of EMU)