Italy 2009 2e 10th anniversary of EMU and Euro

Italy 2009 2e 10th anniversary of EMU and Euro

2009 Italy 2 euro commorative coin: 10th anniversary of Economic and Monetary Union and the birth of the euro.

The coin shows a stick figure which merges into the ¤ symbol. It seeks to convey the idea of the single currency and, by extension, Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) being the latest step in Europe's long history of trade and economic integration.

The coin will be issued by each euro area country and show the name of the country (not depicted here) as well as the legend 'EMU 1999-2009' in the respective language(s).

Date of Issue: 1 January 2009
Diameter: 25.75 mm.
Thickness: 2.20 mm.
Metal: Outer part: copper-nickel; inner part: three layers: nickel brass, nickel, nickel brass
Weight: 8.5g.
Issuing volume: 2.500.000
Designer: George Stamatopoulos.
  • Model: EUR ITA 2009
  • Brand/Manufactured by: [Euro coins]


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