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Coin "500 years of publication of the book" Praise of stupidity "by Erasmus of Rotterdam" 2 euro Netherlands

    The commemorative coin of the Netherlands "500 years of the publication of the book" Praise of Stupidity "by Erasmus of Rotterdam" with a face value of 2 euro was issued in 2011 with a circulation of 4 million coins.

   On the obverse of the commemorative coin on the left is a portrait of Queen Beatrix, and on the right side of the coin is an image of Erasmus of Rotterdam writing his book. Vertically between the images there is the inscription "Beatrix Koningin der Nederlanden" (Beatrix - Queen of the Netherlands). Also engraved on the coin are the year of issue and signs of the Royal Mint in Utrecht and the director of the mint. 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 Netherlands

2007 - Roman Treaty Series

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

2011 - 500 years of publication of the book "Praise of stupidity" by Erasmus of Rotterdam

2012 - Series "10 years of cash circulation Euro"

2013 - Queen Beatrix announcement of the transfer of the throne to Crown Prince Willem-Alexander

2013 - 200th anniversary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

2014 - King Willem-Alexander and Princess Beatrix

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