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2 Euro Summer Olympics 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

2 Euro (Summer Olympics 2016 in Rio de Janeiro) -  obverse2 Euro (Summer Olympics 2016 in Rio de Janeiro) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
King Philippe (2013-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.16 USD
Currency Euro (2002-date)
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 LA# BEM-8.20
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)

Commemorative issue

Summer Olimpics 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

Obverse

The design is based on the Olympic team logo of Belgium symbolizing an athlete who wears the flag of the country, celebrating victory and expressing pride in representing her country. The inner part of the coin depicts, from top to bottom, a stylized character, the five Olympic rings and the inscription "BELGIUM TEAM." To the left is the year 2016. On the right, the indication of nationality 'BE' appears between monetary brand of Brussels (helmeted head of the Archangel Michael) and the brand of "currency commissioner".

Lettering:
TEAM BELGIUM
2016
BE

Reverse

A map, next to the face 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 lettering

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

Comments

Coincard Flemish variant

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2016  15,000 11.77 17% Proof

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