Commemorative coins

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One of the peculiarities of our European currency:

The creation, every year of new 2€ commemorative coins

Discover all the commemorative coins emitted by authorized Countries since the year 2004

Eurocol - Volume 2 - The commemorative coins

Between 2004 and 2011, Member countries had the possibility of emitting a single commemorative coin a year. Since 2012, every country can emit two.

Year 2004 :    6 coins

Year 2005 :    8 coins

Year 2006 :  11 coins

Year 2007 :  11 coins + 17 coins - Treaty of Rome

Year 2008 :  14 coins

Year 2009 :  13 coins + 20 coins - European monetary union

Year 2010 :  16 coins

Year 2011 :   20 coins

Year 2012 :  16 coins + 21 coins - 10 years of Euro

Year 2013 :  25 coins + 6 coins - Treaty of Élysée

Year 2014 :  31 coins

Year 2015 :  36 coins + 23 coins - European Flag

Year 2016 :  36 coins

Year 2017 :  36 coins

Year 2018 :  44 coins

Year 2019 :  39 coins (ongoing)

Summary of Volume 2

THE COMMEMORATIVE COINS

Between 2004 and 2018 the Member states of the Eurozone emitted 410 commemorative 2€ coins.

These coins are classified in two categories :

  1. Coins peculiar to every state 
  2. The particular series

The annual commemorative coins and their arrangement in the Volumes III

- The Volume IIIa includes coins from 2004 till 2013

- The Volume IIIb includes coins from 2014 till 2018

- The Volume IIIc includes coins from 2019 till 2023

The particular series counts two volumes :

  1. The Volume IV lists coins in common emission
  2. The Volume V shows the coins of the German series of Länders

The common emissions​

  • German Länders
  • The Spanish Heritage
  • The Dynasty grand - ducale of Luxemborg
  • The Lettish regions
  • 3 series of Malta - Constitution, solidarity and prehistory

Emission of commemorative coins

         The commemorative coins are a way for the broadcasting Countries to pay tribute to a personality, to celebrate a particular event, to present an important person or a known work or to participate in world events, etc. …

These emissions began in 2004 and the engraved coins are classified in the volumes IIIa, IIIb and IIIc of Eurocol. They are spotted by identification sheet and a ranking interns in Eurocol.

Among the commemorative coins, there are series of particular coins :

Certain coins celebrate an event common to all the Member countries of the Eurozone. They are classified in the volume IV - common Emissions - and detailed further.

Other coins of German origin form a particular series on German Länders and tidied up in the volume V detailed further.

 

The Tome IIIa of Eurocol

Tome IIIa lists annual coins from 2004 to 2013

 
 

The Tome IIIb of Eurocol

Tome IIIb lists annual coins from 2014 to 2018

 
 

As an example: the front page of the Volume IIIa

 
 

Some pieces from 2015 in the Tome IIIb

 
 

The commemorative coins

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claude
  • 1. claude | 08 mar 2019
bonjour
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merci
zitoun999
  • zitoun999 (link) | 09 mar 2019
Bonjour Claude et merci de votre intérêt pour Eurocol. Je ne vends aucun produit présenté sur le site.

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