2 € Euro coin from 2009 Vatican

Cdb: VT080901

2 €

2009

International Year of Astronomy

2 Euro 2009 Large Obverse coin
Obverse

2 Euro 2009 Large Reverse coin
Reverse

Coin Description

Obverse : Twelve stars surround an allegory of the birth of the stars and planets together with several astronomical instruments, (date) below all surrounded by CITTÀ DEL VATICANO above right and ANNO INTERNAZIONALE DELL’ASTRONOMIA 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.

Dimensions
Diameter ( mm ) Weight ( gr ) Thickness ( mm )
25,75 8,50 2,20
Features
Edge Metal Mint
2 *, repeated six times, alternately upright and inverted Nickel brass and cupronickel Rome
Mintage
Circulation Mint sets Proof
0 106.084 0
Remarks
Only in mint sets



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