2 Euro 25 Years of German Unity

2 Euro (25 Years of German Unity) - obverse2 Euro (25 Years of German Unity) - reverse

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Features

Issuer San Marino
Period Republic (1864-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
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 2.25 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 77154
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 540,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 541
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

25th Anniversary of the German Reunification

Obverse

The design shows the Brandenburg Gate which during the Cold War was located in East Berlin, in two representations which are intertwined like two hands, symbolizing the reunification of the two parts of Berlin. At the left the mint mark ‘R’ and the initials of the artist ‘ES’ (Erik Spiekermann). In circle around the design are the inscription ‘25° ANNIVERSARIO DELLA RIUNIFICAZIONE DELLA GERMANIA 1990-2015’ and the country and year of issuance ‘SAN MARINO MMXV’.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
25° ANNIVERSARIO DELLA RIUNIFICAZIONE
DELLA GERMANIA 1990-2015
ES
R
SAN MARINO MMXV

Translation: 25th anniversary of the German reunification 1990-2015

Engraver: Erik Spiekermann

Reverse

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

Script: Latin

Lettering: 2 EURO LL

Engraver: Luc Luycx Read more on Wikipedia

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

Script: Latin

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

2 Euro (25 Years of German Unity) -  obverse

© Cyrillius (CC BY)

Mint

R Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Rome, Italy (1911-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2015 R 100 000 $ 27 99% Folder BU
2015 R 2 400 2% Proof

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