2 Euro 10 Years of EMU

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

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2009
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.41 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 ↑↑
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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:
RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
ΓΣ
UEM 1999-2009

Translation:
French Republic
GS
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

Finely ribbed with edge lettering: six times the sequence "2 * * " alternately upright and inverted.

Lettering: 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 **

2 Euro (10 Years of EMU) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France

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.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2009  10,064,000 2.41 2.41 2.41 2.41 2.41 3.62 3.66 99%
2009  6,801 20.16 1.7% In Sets only
2009  7,284 32.58 1.3% Proof

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