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

2 Euro - Albert II (2nd map, 2nd type, 1st portrait) -  obverse2 Euro - Albert II (2nd map, 2nd type, 1st portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Albert II (1993-2013)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2009-2013
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = USD 2.11
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass clad nickel centre in copper-nickel ring
Weight 8.5 g
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 6311
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 302,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
LA# BEM-8.6b,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 264
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The bust of Albert II facing left with the date below flanked by privy marks, his monogram to the right, and the 12 stars of Europe in the outer ring

Lettering: A II 2011 BE

Engraver: Jan Alfons Keustermans

Jan Alfons Keustermans is a Belgian engraver and medalist.

Reverse

A map, next to the face value, shows the 15 states of the European Union

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 reeded with edge lettering: six times the sequence "2 * *" or "* * 2" alternately upright and inverted

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

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

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Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

Comments

Privy marks:
Scales, Mint Master Romain Coenen, 1987-2009
Goose quill, Mint Master Serge Lesens, 2009-2012
Cat, Mint Master Bernard Giillard, 2013-

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2009  39 500 $ 7.37 3% (scales / imperial orb privy marks) In Sets only
2009  1 506 0.6% (scales / imperial orb privy marks) Proof
2009  5 000 000 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.63 $ 3.16 45% scales / imperial orb privy marks
2010  42 000 $ 5.84 2% (imperial orb / feather privy marks) In Sets only
2010  1 850 0.7% (imperial orb / feather privy marks) Proof
2010  15 000 000 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 3.11 50% imperial orb / feather privy marks
2011  31 300 $ 5.26 3% (imperial orb / feather privy marks) In Sets only
2011  1 850 0.9% (imperial orb / feather privy marks) Proof
2011  32 000 000 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 2.11 $ 3.69 59% imperial orb / feather privy marks
2012  32 000 $ 5.26 3% (imperial orb / feather privy marks) In Sets only
2012  1 000 0.3% (imperial orb / feather privy marks) Proof
2012  1.4% imperial orb / feather privy marks
2013  24 600 $ 5.84 2% (imperial orb / feather privy marks) In Sets only
2013  1 000 0.15% (imperial orb / feather privy marks) Proof
2013  0.9% imperial orb / feather privy marks

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