Luxembourg 2€ commemorative coin 2021 - The 100th anniversary of the Grand Duke Jean

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Feature: The 100th anniversary of the Grand Duke Jean

Description: The design depicts on the left hand side the effigy of the Grand Duke Jean and on the right hand side the effigy of the Grand Duke Henri. Close to each effigy, the respective name of the Grand Duke is specified, as well as the year of birth ‘1921’ of the Grand Duke Jean. Below the effigies, an outline of Luxembourg city is represented. At the left, the text ‘GROUSSHERZOGE VU LËTZEBUERG’ designating also the issuing country is depicted in circular form. The year-date ‘2021’ is shown at the bottom right. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issuing volume: 160 000 coins

Issuing date: January 2021
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Denomination: €2
Composition: alloy
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Coin type: Commemorative
Designed by Eglė Ratkutė and Ernestas Žemaitis (national side), Luc Luycx (common side)

On the edge of the coin: LAISVĖ * VIENYBĖ * GEROVĖ * (FREEDOM * UNITY * WELL-BEING *)


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Mintage: 500,000 pcs, including 5,000 BU-quality coins in a numismatic package (coin card)

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