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

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

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Albert II (1993-2013)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1999-2007
Value 2 Euro Cents
0.02 EUR = USD 0.022
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Copper plated steel
Weight 3.06 g
Diameter 18.75 mm
Thickness 1.67 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
78
References KM# 225,
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.
LA# BEM-2.1,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 203
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

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

Script: Latin

Lettering: A II 2005

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

Script: Latin

Lettering: 2 EURO CENT 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

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

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

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Mint

Royal Mint of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium (983-2017)

Comments

Although still legal tender, these coins are no longer seen in circulation. All prices are now rounded to the nearest €0.05.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1999  40 000 $ 9.70 2% In BU sets only
1999  10 388 1.1% Proof
2000  337 000 000 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.03 $ 0.07 $ 0.44 71%
2000  40 000 $ 0.95 1.8% BU set
2000  10 388 0.6% Proof
2001  40 000 $ 8.70 1.7% In BU sets only
2001  10 388 0.4% Proof
2002  140 000 $ 3.40 4% In BU sets only
2002  7 866 0.4% Proof
2003  40 000 000 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.54 22%
2003  185 000 $ 1.10 3% BU set
2003  7 866 0.3% Proof
2004  159 250 000 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.07 $ 0.19 39%
2004  85 250 $ 1.60 1.4% BU set
2004  3 006 0.4% Proof
2005  53 100 $ 1.60 2% In BU sets only
2005  3 006 0.3% Proof
2006  30 000 000 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.16 17%
2006  43 018 $ 0.11 1.2% BU set
2006  3 006 0.2% Proof
2007  70 000 000 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.02 $ 0.54 27%
2007  53 475 $ 0.47 1.9% BU set
2007  2 006 0.4% Proof

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