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2 Euro - Franciscus Jubilee of Mercy

2 Euro - Franciscus (Jubilee of Mercy) -  obverse2 Euro - Franciscus (Jubilee of Mercy) -  reverse

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Features

Country Vatican City
Pope Francis (2013-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.22 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 2.25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References Schön# 478
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

Jubilee of Mercy

Obverse

The national face features St Martin of Tours sharing his cloak with a poor man. The design is surrounded by the inscriptions 'GIUBILEO DELLA MISERICORDIA' at the left and 'CITTÀ DEL VATICANO' at the right, both in semi-circle. At the right there is as well the year of issuance '2016' and at the bottom the mint mark 'R' and the name of the artist 'M. CRISCIOTTI'.
The coin's outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Lettering:
GIUBILEO DELLA MISERICORDIA
CITTÀ DEL VATICANO
2016
R
M. CRISCIOTTI MOMONI INC.

Translation:
JUBILEE OF MERCY
VATICAN CITY
2016
R
M. CRISCIOTTI MOMONI INC.

Engravers: Mariangela Crisciotti, Claudia Momoni

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

Finely ribbed with edge lettering: six times the sequence "2 * " alternately upright and inverted.

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

2 Euro - Franciscus (Jubilee of Mercy) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2016 R 80,000 35.54 96% BU
2016 R 10,000 58.36 12% Proof

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