€2 commemorative coins 2010

greece 2 euro 2010

Greece  

Feature:2.500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon
Description:The coin commemorates the 2.500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon. The centre of the coin shows a synthesis of a shield and a runner/warrior symbolizing the battle for freedom and the noble ideals derived from the battle of Marathon. The bird on the shield symbolizes the birth of western civilization in its present form.

Issuing volume: 2.5 million coins
Issuing date: 2010


finland 2 euro 2010

Finland  

Feature:150º Anniversary Rahapaja Mint
Description:

Issuing volume: 5 million coins
Issuing date: 2010


slovenia 2 euro 2010

Slovenia 

Feature:Botanical Garden
Description:The coin commemorates the 200th anniversary of the creation of the Botanical Garden in Ljubljana, the oldest scientific and cultural institution in Slovenia. The inner part of the coin depicts the ‘hladnikia’ (Hladnikia pastinacifolia), a rare plant endemic to Slovenia which is named after Franc Hladnik, its discoverer and the founder of Ljubljana's Botanical Garden

Issuing volume:1 million coins
Issuing date: 19/12/2009


germany 2 euro 2010

Germany 

Feature: Bremen - City Hall and Roland

Description: Bundesländer Series [5/16]

Issuing volume: -
Issuing date: 19/01/2010


spain 2 euro 2010

Spain 

Feature: Cordoba's Historic Centre

Description: The coin commemorates the first Spanish site – the historical centre of Cordoba – to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1984. It portrays the ‘forest of pillars' of the Great Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, one of the greatest and oldest examples of Islamic art in Europe. Built between the 8th and 10th centuries, the Mosque was later consecrated as a Christian cathedral and underwent successive transformations. The coin is the first in a new series dedicated to the Spanish sites included in the UNESCO World Heritage list, which will be issued every year starting in 2010.

Issuing volume: 8 million
Issuing date: 25/02/2010


belgium 2 euro 2010

Belgium 

Feature: Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2010

Description:This 2 euro commemorative coin to be issued by Belgium celebrates the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2010.

Issuing volume: 5 million coins
Issuing date: June 2010


france 2 euro 2010

France 

Feature: 70th anniversary of the appeal of June 18

Description:The coin will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the appeal (“Appel du 18 Juin”) made by General Charles de Gaulle, the leader of the Free French Forces, on the BBC in London on 18 June 1940, after the fall of France. De Gaulle spoke to the French people declaring that the war was not yet over. The speech is the origin of the French Resistance against the occupation during World War II.

Issuing volume: -
Issuing date: 2010


italy 2 euro 2010

Italy 

Feature: 200th anniversary of Cavour's birth

Description: The coin commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810-1861), a key figure in the Italian unification and founder of the Italian Liberal Party and the political newspaper Il Risorgimento. It features Cavour's portrait executed by Francesco Hayez in 1864.

Issuing volume: 4 million coins
Issuing date: 13/03/2010


luxembourg 2 euro 2010

Italy 

Feature: Grand-Duke's coat of arms

Description:The coin features the effigy of His Royal Highness Grand-Duke Henri together with his coat of arms, showing the Luxembourg and Nassau lions.

Issuing volume: 1 million coins
Issuing date: 19/12/2009


portugal 2 euro 2010

Portugal 

Feature: 100th anniversary of the Portuguese Republic

Description:The coin commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of the constitutional monarchy of King Manuel II and the establishment of the Portuguese First Republic further to the 5 October 1910 revolution.

Issuing volume: -
Issuing date: 2010


san marino 2 euro 2010

San Marino 

Feature: Sandro Botticelli

Description:500th Anniversary of Death of Sandro Botticelli

Issuing volume: -
Issuing date: September, 2010


vatican 2 euro 2010

Vatican 

Feature: Anno Sacerdotalis

Description: 2009 - 2010: a special Year of Priesthood announced by Pope Benedict XVI.

Issuing volume: -
Issuing date: 21/06/2010