2 Euro François Mitterrand

2 Euro (François Mitterrand) -  obverse2 Euro (François Mitterrand) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer France
Period Fifth Republic (1958-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2016
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = USD 2.27
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
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 91431
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 2281,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 1579,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
Gad# 24 (Ed.2019)
Francesco Pastrone; 2019. Monnaies francaises, 1789-2019 (24th edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Commemorative issue

100th Anniversary of the birth of François Mitterrand

Obverse

The design shows a profile of a pensive François Mitterrand. Adjacent is his personal emblem of a half oak/half olive tree. Above are the dates marking the centenary of his birth ('1916' and '2016') and his name. At the bottom, the indication of the issuing country 'RF'.

Lettering:
1916 FRANÇOIS MITTERRAND
2016
RF

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 inscription: combination of the number "2" and two stars, repeated six times alternately upright and inverted

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

2 Euro (François Mitterrand) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

Paris Mint (Monnaie de Paris), Pessac, France (1973-date)

Comments

There are 2 different types of edges A and B depending on the specific star, more about: http://www.amisdeleuro.org/fr/121

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2016  10 000 $ 11 4% BU
2016  10 000 $ 23 1.6% Proof

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