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2 Euro Peace

2 Euro (Peace) -  obverse 2 Euro (Peace) -  reverse

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Features

Country France - Modern
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2015
Value 2 Euro
EUR = 2.25 USD
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 ↑↑
References KM# 2256, Schön# 1480
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

70th Anniversary of the End of World War II

Obverse

In the coin’s central field is a modern graphic representation of a dove. It is carrying an olive branch, the symbol of peace, whose branches have been replaced by the 12 stars of the European flag. The 28 countries of the European Union are represented by the ISO code for each country. The letters RF (République Française) are at the bottom of the coin. The mint marks are on the left-hand side and the year 2015 on the right. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
AT°BE°BG°CY°CZ°DE
DK°EE°EL°ES°FI°FR
HR°HU°IE°IT°LT
LU°LV°MT°NL
PL°PT°RO
SE°SI°SK
UK
2015
RF

Engraver: Joaquin Jimenez

Joaquin Jimenez, born on October 23, 1956, is an engraver of coins and medals. He is a creator for the mints of several countries, including France.

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: 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 ** 2 **

2 Euro (Peace)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  4,000,000 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.81 3.37 3.37
2015  10,000 22.47 (fr) BE
2015  10,000 9.21 (fr) BU

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