Belgium 2€ commemorative coin 2020 - International Year of Plant Health 2020 (IYPH 2020)

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Feature: International Year of Plant Health 2020 (IYPH 2020)

Description: The inner part of the piece depicts the official logo of the IYPH 2020 that symbolises leaves and the text ‘International year of plant health’. The leaves represent healthy plants as the source of the oxygen we breathe, the food we eat and all life on earth. This positive image of leaves protected from deadly pests and diseases forms a circle, which represents the world and underlines how plant health and protection is a global issue. Plant health is the key to ending hunger, reducing poverty, protecting the environment and boosting economic development. As the Royal Dutch Mint will strike the coins, the mintmark of Utrecht, a mercury staff is located on the right. The Belgian mint director mintmark, the coat of arms of the municipality Herzele is located on the left. The country code BE and the year mark 2020 are located on the bottom. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issuing volume: 150 000 coins

Issuing date: February 2020
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