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Coin "150th anniversary of the founding of Monte Carlo Charles III" 2 euro Monaco

    The anniversary coin 2 euro of Monaco is timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the founding of Monte Carlo by Charles III in 1866. It was released in June 2016 with a circulation of 15,000 coins. Minting was carried out in the French mint.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin 2 euro depicts Prince of Monaco Charles III against the background of Monte Carlo. At the bottom of the coin is the inscription "CHARLES III FONDE MONTE-CARLO" ("CHARLES III FOUNDED MONTE CARLO") and the years "1866" and "2016" are indicated. Above the image is the name of the principality "MONACO" on the left side of which is the sign of the French mint, and on the right - the sign of the master of the mint. 12 stars of the European Union are placed around the circle.

 

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

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

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