2 Euro - Beatrix - Erasmus (2011)

Features

Denomination 2 Euro
Catalog Number KM# 298
Weight (g) 8.5
Diameter (mm) 25.75
Thickness (mm) 2.2
Shape: Round
Composition: Bi-metallic Nickel-Brass plated Nickel center in Copper-Nickel ring
Magnetic
Currency Value (USD) 2.34
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Commemorative

Obverse

Engraved by D. Shields
Lettering:
Beatrix Koningin der Nederlanden
2011


Description:
The 500th anniversary of the publication of the world-famous book "Laus Stultitiae" by the Dutch philosopher, humanist and theologian Desiderius Erasmus.
Erasmus writing his book on the right and the effigy of Queen Beatrix to the left. The two images are separated by the vertical inscription "Beatrix Koningin der Nederlanden". The year "2011", the Mint master’s mark and the mintmark are positioned horizontally near the centre of the coin. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Reverse

Engraved by Luc Luycx
Lettering:
2 EURO LL

Edge

Lettering:
GOD * ZIJ * MET * ONS *

Description:
Milled with inscription.
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
2011 3,988,000 Common
2011 10,000 In sets only Unknown
2011 7,000 Proof Not Common

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