1 Euro - Albert II 2nd map, 2nd type, 2nd portrait

1 Euro - Albert II (2nd map, 2nd type, 2nd portrait) -  obverse1 Euro - Albert II (2nd map, 2nd type, 2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Albert II (1993-2013)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Euro
1 EUR = USD 1.13
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Bimetallic: copper-nickel clad nickel center in nickel brass ring
Weight 7.5 g
Diameter 23.25 mm
Thickness 2.33 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 6309
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 280,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
LA# BEM-7.3a,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 247
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The bust of King Albert II to the left of his monogram and the date at the bottom, along with the 12 stats of Europe in the outer ring.

Lettering:
A II
BE
2008

Engraver: Jan Alfons Keustermans

Jan Alfons Keustermans is a Belgian engraver and medalist.

Reverse

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

Lettering: 1 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

Alternating segments: three smooth, three finely ribbed

1 Euro - Albert II (2nd map, 2nd type, 2nd portrait) -  obverse

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Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

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  • Scales: Romain Coenen, 1987-2009

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2008  2 500 1.1% Proof
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