2 Euro - Portuguese Team Participating in the Olympic Games Rio 2016 (2016)

obverse of 2 Euro - Portuguese Team Participating in the Olympic Games Rio 2016 (2016) coin with KM# 867 from Portugal. Inscription: JOANA VASCONCELOS EQUIPA OLÍMPICA DE PORTUGAL 2016
reverse of 2 Euro - Portuguese Team Participating in the Olympic Games Rio 2016 (2016) coin with KM# 867 from Portugal. Inscription: 2 EURO LL

Features

Denomination 2 Euro
Catalog Number KM# 867
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) 2.41
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Commemorative

Obverse

Engraved by Joana Vasconcelos
Lettering:
JOANA VASCONCELOS
EQUIPA OLÍMPICA DE PORTUGAL 2016


Description:
Visual composition based on the well-known work of art signed by the author, Mrs Joanna Vasconcelos, the "Heart of Viana", inspired by traditional jewelry from the North of Portugal (around the city of Viana do Castelo). It symbolises the support of the Portuguese people to the national team by the occasion of the Games. At the left and the right, in semi-circle, are the inscriptions "JOANA VASCONCELOS" and "EQUIPA OLÍMPICA DE PORTUGAL 2016", respectively. At the bottom is the mintmark "INCM" The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Reverse

Engraved by Luc Luycx
Lettering:
2 EURO
LL


Description:
Map of 15 EU members in their entirety. Six fine lines cut across the map except where there is landmass and have a star at each end – reflecting the twelve stars on the flag of Europe. Across the map is the word EURO, and a large number 2 appears to the left hand side of the coin. The designer's initials LL.

Edge

Description:
Milled with inscription.
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
2016 INCM 650,000 Common
2016 INCM 15,000 In sets only Unknown
2016 INCM 15,000 Proof Unknown

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