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Coin "200 years since the birth of Louis Braille" 2 euro Belgium

    Belgium's commemorative coin "200 years since the birth of Louis Braille" with a face value of 2 euro was issued in 2009 with a circulation of 5 million coins.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin depicts a portrait of Louis Braille, an outstanding French typhlopedagogue, who developed, still used today, a relief-dot font for blind people. To the left and right of the portrait are the initials of Louis Braille, painted in Braille. At the bottom of the coin are the dates 1809 and 2009, between which there is a designation of the country that issued the coin - "BE."

 

2 euro

Outer part - copper-nickel alloy

Inside - nickel brass

8.5 g25.75 mm2.2 mm

 

 

List of commemorative coins of the Euro  of Belgium

2005 - Belgian-Luxembourg Economic Union

2006 - Atomium

2007 - Roman Treaty Series

2008 - 60 years of the Declaration of Human Rights

2009 - Series "10 Years of the Economic and Monetary Union"

2010 - Belgian Presidency of the European Union

2011 - 100 years of International Women's Day

2012 - 75 years of the Queen Elizabeth Competition

2012 - Series "10 years of cash circulation Euro"

2013 - 100 years of the Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium

2014 - 100 years since the beginning of the First World War

2014 - 150 years of the Red Cross of Belgium

2015 - European Year of Development

2015 - Series "30 Years to the Flag of Europe"

2016 - Summer Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

2016 - 20th anniversary of the European center Child Focus

2017 - 200th anniversary of Liege University

2017 - 200th anniversary of Ghent University

2018 - 50th anniversary of the student unrest of 1968

2018 - 50 years since the launch of the European satellite ESRO 2B

2019 - 450 years since the death of Peter Brueghel

2019 - 25 years of the European Monetary Institute

2020 - International Year of Plant Health

2020 - Jan van Eyck

2021 - 100 years of the Belgian-Luxembourg Economic Union

2021 - 500 years since the release of the guilder of Charles V