Menu

2 Euro 10 Years of EMU

Features

Country Greece
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2009
Value 2 Euro
EUR = 2.23 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# 227, Schön# 182
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:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
ΓΣ
ΟΝΕ 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

Lettering: ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ ☆

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.

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009  3,992,500 2.68 2.23 2.23 3.14 4.47
2009  7,500 In Sets only

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: ab650, manumocellin, simgallard, Nicoska06, tonyno1992, Boubymomo, tony_k_1965, xose, mad, nik_gr, greg.stef, albinh, Sloeber, colec 68, eipi, Tomdd, charley63, joosan, brismike, sylwiab, lightning, mowc, Georgezzzz, polo88510, nmfeds, quisques, DavidB, savels, NumismaChris, soccer84, ornata, JoseCarlosDias, Javali, siobenroc, ghani, sroussos, Inodra, jorandmichel, hilsjo1, Lobis, Coclicolect, Beatrix

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×16)
Country: Greece
Languages : English Greek
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×31)
Country: Italy
Languages : French English Spanish Italian
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×8)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×110)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1362)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×168)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×191)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×99)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×110)
Country: Greece
Languages : English Greek French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×71)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×190)
Country: Slovenia
Languages : English Croatian Slovenian Serbian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×46)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×33)
Country: France
Languages : French German English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×39)
Country: France
Languages : French German English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×16)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English French Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×60)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×56)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×83)
Country: Australia
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×63)
Country: Poland
Languages : English Polish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×21)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×139)
Country: Cyprus
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×70)
Country: Greece
Languages : English Greek
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×16)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×18)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English German Spanish French Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×39)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×22)
Country: Italy
Languages :
French German English Italian Dutch Swedish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×139)
Country: Latvia
Languages : English Latvian Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×62)
Country: Greece
Languages : English Greek French
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×32)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×240)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Spanish French Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×309)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×224)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×268)
Country: France
Languages : French Arabic English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×315)
Country: Greece
Languages : English Greek
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×97)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×125)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×36)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×23)
Country: Lithuania
Languages : English Lithuanian Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×10)
Country: Spain
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: none
Country: Portugal
Languages : English

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 8 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 Greece

Contribute to the catalog

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