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Coin "800 years since the construction of the first castle on the rock" 2 euro Monaco

    The jubilee coin of 2 euro is timed to coincide with the beginning of the history of the Principality of Monaco, when in 1215 the first fortress was built on its territory. The coin was minted by the French Mint and released in November 2015 with a circulation of 10,000 units.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin depicts a fortress tower on top of a rock. Under the image in a semicircle is the inscription "FONDATION DE LA FORTERESSE" ("BASE OF THE FORTRESS"), on both sides of which the years "1215" and "2015" are indicated. At the top of the coin is the name of the principality "MONACO" next to which the signs of the French mint (left) and the master of the mint (right) are engraved. 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

2012 - 500 years of recognition of Monaco's independence

2013 - 20 years since Monaco joined the UN

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