2 € Euro coin from 2009 Italy

Cdb: IT080801

2 €


200th anniversary of Loius Braille's birth

2 Euro 2009 Large Obverse coin

2 Euro 2009 Large Reverse coin

Coin Description

Obverse : Twelve stars surround a hand reading an open book by touch, vertical inscription LOUIS BRAILLE 1809-2009 at centre, stylized RI ( Repubblica Italiana ) above right, and R below.

Reverse : 2 on the left-hand side, six straight lines run vertically between the lower and upper right-hand side of the face, 12 stars are superimposed on these lines, one just before the two ends of each line, superimposed on the mid - and upper section of these lines; the European continent ( extended ) is represented on the right-hand side of the face; the right-hand part of the representation is superimposed on the mid-section of the lines; the word ‘EURO’ is superimposed horizontally across the middle of the right-hand side of the face. Under the ‘O’ of EURO, the initials ‘LL’ of the engraver appear near the right-hand edge of the coin.

Diameter ( mm ) Weight ( gr ) Thickness ( mm )
25,75 8,50 2,20
Edge Metal Mint
2 *, repeated six times, alternately upright and inverted Nickel brass and cupronickel Rome
Circulation Mint sets Proof
1.985.000 15.000 0

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