2 Euro Cent - Albert II 1st type, 1st portrait

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

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Features

Country Belgium
King Albert II (1993-2013)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1999-2007
Value 2 Euro Cent
0.02 EUR = 0.024 USD
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Copper plated steel
Weight 3.06 g
Diameter 18.75 mm
Thickness 1.67 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 225,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
LA# BEM-2.1,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften, 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium. ISBN 9789082449013.
Schön# 203
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of King Albert II encircled by the twelve stars of Europe, among which is situated his monogram: a capital "A" with the Roman numeral "II" underneath a crown

Lettering: A II 2007

Engraver: Jan Alfons Keustermans

Jan Alfons Keustermans is a Belgian engraver and medalist.

Reverse

A globe, next to the face value, shows Europe in relation to Africa and Asia

Lettering: 2 EURO CENT 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

Smooth with a groove running circumferentially around the edge of the coin

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

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Mint

Royal Belgian Mint, Brussels, Belgium

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1999  40,000 11.25 2% In Sets only
1999  10,388 1.4% Proof
2000  337,000,000 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.04 0.05 0.36 73%
2000  40,000 1.13 1.7% In Sets only
2000  10,388 0.7% Proof
2001  40,000 9.73 1.9% In Sets only
2001  10,388 0.5% Proof
2002  140,000 4.86 5% In Sets only
2002  7,866 0.5% Proof
2003  40,000,000 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.06 0.12 0.61 23%
2003  185,000 1.82 3% In Sets only
2003  7,866 0.4% Proof
2004  159,250,000 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.05 0.33 40%
2004  85,250 1.82 1.5% In Sets only
2004  3,006 0.4% Proof
2005  53,100 1.82 2% In Sets only
2005  3,006 0.3% Proof
2006  30,000,000 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.36 18%
2006  43,018 1.22 1.3% In Sets only
2006  3,006 0.3% Proof
2007  70,000,000 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.12 0.61 28%
2007  53,475 0.97 2% In Sets only
2007  2,006 0.4% Proof

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