10 years of euro banknotes and coins - (2012) - €2

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Outer part: copper-nickel; inner part:  three-layers: nickel brass, nickel, nickel brass
8,50 grams
25,75 mm
Minting quantity
Obverse Side
A geographical image of Europe.
Reverse Side
A composition symbolising the way in which the euro has become a true global player in the past ten years, as well as its importance in ordinary people's lives (represented by the people depicted in the design), trade (the ship), industry (the factory) and energy (the wind power stations).
Helmut Andexlinger

Note: The total mintage is 1.000.000, out of which 8.000 coins of proof condition have been placed in cases for collectors and 5.000 coins of Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition have been placed in capsules for the same reason.