Sunday, 3 March 2019

Euro Coins : Vatican ( Commemoratives Issues )


€2 commemorative coins are special euro coins minted and issued by member states of the eurozone since 2004 as legal tender in all eurozone member states. Only the national obverse sides of the coins differ; the common reverse sides do not. The coins typically commemorate the anniversaries of historical events or draw attention to current events of special importance.

2004       75th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Vatican City


2005       20th World Youth Day


2006       500th Anniversary of the Swiss Guard


2007       80th Birthday of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI

2008       The Year of S. Paul – The 2000th Anniversary of his Birth


2009       International Year of Astronomy


2010       Year for Priests

2011       26th World Youth Day


2012       7th World Meeting of Families in Milan


2013       28th World Youth Day

2013       Sede Vacante

2014       25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

2015       8th World Meeting of Families

2016       Bicentenary of the Vatican Gendarmerie


2016       Jubilee of Mercy

2017       Centenary of the Fatima apparitions

2017       1950th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Saint Paul & Saint Peter


2018       European Year of Cultural Heritage








Friday, 1 March 2019

Euro Coins ( Definitive Issues )


The euro came into existence on 1 January 1999.

There are 8 euro coin denominations : 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1 and €2.  They have a common reverse, designed by Luc Luycx of the Royal Belgian Mint, portraying a map of EU15.   Each country in the eurozone has its own design on the obverse.

On 1st January 2007, the map on the reverse of 10c, 20c, 50c, €1 and €2 coins were extended to whole Europe.


 
2002' EU15 map v 2007's Europe map




Euro Coins
Variation
1c
2c
5c
10c
20c
50c
€1
€2
Years Minted
map
remark
Andora
2013 -2018
EU15









Austria
2002 -2007
EU15



2008 - 2018
EC





Belgium
1999 - 2007
EU15
King Albert II #1

2008
EC
King Albert II #2, "BE"







2009 -2013
EC
King Albert II #1, "BE"






2014 -2018
EC
King Philippe








Cyprus
2008 - 2018
EC







Estona
2011 -2018
EC








Finland
1999 - 2006
EU15



2007 - 2018
EC
"FI"








France
1999 - 2006
EU15


2007 - 2018
EC







Germany
2002 -2006
EU15

2007 - 2018
EC








Greece
2002 -2006
EU15


2007 - 2018
EC








Ireland
2002 -2006
EU15




2007 - 2018
EC








Italy
2002 -2006
EU15



2007 - 2018
EC






Latvia
2014 - 2018
EC









Lithunia
2015 -2018
EC









Luxembourg
2002 -2006
EU15







2007 - 2018
EC





Malta
2008 -2018
EC



Monaco
2001 -2004
EU15
Prince Rainier III








2005
EU15
Prince Albert II








2006 - 2012
EC
Prince Albert II







Netherlands
1999 -2006
EU15
Queen Beatrix
2007 - 2013
EC
Queen Beatrix








2014 - 2018
EC
King Wilem-Alexander








Portugal
2002 - 2007
EU15





2008 - 2018
EC









San Marino
2002 2007
EU15
first design








2008- 2016
EC
first design







2017 -2018
EC
second design








Slovakia
2009 - 2018
EC



Slovenia
2007 - 2018
EC





Spain
1999 - 2006
EU15
Juan Carlos I #1


2007 - 2009
EC
Juan Carlos I #1





2010 - 2014
EC
Juan Carlos 1 #2






2015 - 2018
EC
Felipe VI







Vatican
2002 - 2005
EU15
Ioannes Paviva II








2005
EU15
Sede Vacante








2006 - 2007
EU15
Benedictvs XVI








2008 - 2013
EC
Benedictvs XVI








2014 - 2016
EC
Franciscus








2017 - 2018
EC
Franciscus' coat-of-arm