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Coin "500 years of recognition of Monaco's independence" 2 euro Monaco

    Monaco's commemorative coin "500 years of recognition of Monaco's independence" with a face value of 2 euro was issued in 2012 with a circulation of 100,000 coins.

   On the obverse of the commemorative coin is a portrait of the lord of Monaco, Lucien I Grimaldi. Above the portrait in a semicircle is the inscription "1512 SOUVERAINETÉ DE MONACO 2012" (1512 SOVEREIGNTY OF MONACO 2012). Also on the coin is the inscription "LUCIEN Ier" and the signs of the Paris Mint and its director. On the outer ring are 12 stars of the European Union.

 

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 Monaco

2007 - 25 years since the death of Grace Kelly

2011 - Wedding of Prince Albert II of Monaco and Charlene Whittstock

2013 - 20 years since Monaco joined the UN

2015 - 800 years since the construction of the first castle on the rock

2016 - 150th anniversary of the founding of Monte Carlo by Charles III

2017 - 200th anniversary of the princely carabinieri of Monaco

2018 - 250 years since the birth of Francois Joseph Bozio

2019 - 200th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Prince Honoré V

2020 - 300 years since the birth of Honoré III

2021 - 10 years since the wedding of Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Charlene of Monaco