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2 Euro Bundesländer - "Hessen"

2 Euro (Bundesländer - "Hessen") -  obverse 2 Euro (Bundesländer - "Hessen") -  reverse

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Features

Country Germany - Federal Republic
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2015
Value 2 Euro
EUR = 2.22 USD
Composition Bimetallic: nickel-brass clad nickel center in copper-nickel ring
Weight 8.50 g
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 336, J# 593, Schön# 322
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871
by Kurt Jaeger
(Gietl)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

State of Hessen

Obverse

The design depicts a classic perspective on St. Paul’s Church in Frankfurt (the ‘Paulskirche’ was the seat of Germany’s first freely elected legislative body in 1849 and is regarded as the cradle of German democracy) and is therefore the perspective possessing the greatest recognition value. The design incisively brings out the tension between the dominant tower and the elliptical structure of the church. The slightly exaggerated flight of steps has an inviting quality while simultaneously offering support to the subjacent inscription ‘HESSEN’ (the Federal State of Hessen in which St. Paul’s Church is situated).The inner part also features the year ‘2015’ and the mint mark of the respective mint (‘A’, ‘D’, ‘F’, ‘G’ or ‘J’) at the left side as well as the issuing country’s indication ‘D’ and the engraver’s mark (the initials ‘HH’ — Heinz Hoyer) at the right side. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Lettering:
2015 D
A HH
HESSEN

Translation:
2015 D
A HH
HESSEN

Engraver: Heinz Hoyer

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: EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT

2 Euro (Bundesländer - "Hessen")

© Cyrillius

Comments

NOTE: Mintmark  indicates
A - Berlin
D - Munich
F - Stuttgart
G - Karlsruhe
J - Hamburg

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015 A 6,000,000 2.22 3.33 3.29
2015 A 40,000 6.66 In Sets only
2015 A 50,000 Proof
2015 D 6,300,000 2.22 2.22 2.22 2.22 2.25 3.64 3.33
2015 D 40,000 6.22 In Sets only
2015 D 50,000 Proof
2015 F 7,200,000 2.22 2.50 3.75 3.27
2015 F 40,000 6.10 In Sets only
2015 F 50,000 Proof
2015 G 4,200,000 2.22 2.22 2.22 3.33
2015 G 40,000 6.56 In Sets only
2015 G 50,000 Proof
2015 J 6,300,000 2.22 2.50 3.16
2015 J 40,000 6.23 In Sets only
2015 J 50,000 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.

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