How much is the 2 euro coin worth?

11/01/2019 Off By admin

How much is the 2 euro coin worth?

The 2 euro cent coin (€0.02) has a value of one-fiftieth of a euro and is composed of copper-plated steel. All coins have a common reverse and country-specific (national) obverse. The coin has been used since 2002 and was not redesigned in 2007 as were the higher-value coins.

How much is a commemorative coin worth?

Modern Commemorative Silver Dollars Average Prices and Values

Date, Mint & Theme Buy Sell
1986-P Statue of Liberty Centennial $41.00 $30.00
1986-S Statue of Liberty Centennial Proof $39.00 $28.00
1987-P U.S. Constitution Bicentennial $42.00 $31.00
1987-S U.S. Constitution Bicentennial Proof $41.00 $30.00

What to do with old commemorative coins?

If you really want rid of your commemorative coins, you can cash them in at large Post Offices. “Commemorative crown pieces with a face value of £5 (1990 onwards), 25p (1971-1990) or five shillings (pre-1971) in circulating coin quality can be exchanged for goods and services at main Post Offices,” says Manders.

What euro coins are worth keeping?

Rare Euro coins that are worth thousands – check if you have one in your change jar

  • The Italian 1c coin that sold for more than €6,000.
  • The Greek €2 with a Finnish twist.
  • A commemorative Finnish coin worth a pretty penny.
  • The Grace Kelly coin that fetches thousands online.

What does a 2 euro coin look like?

Design. The coins are composed of two alloys. The inner circle is composed of three layers (nickel brass, nickel, nickel brass) and the outer ring of copper-nickel giving them a two colour (silver outer and gold inner) appearance. The diameter of the coins is 25.75 mm, the thickness is 2.20 mm and the mass is 8.5 grams …

What is on the back of the 2013 Euro coin?

On the left: the words ‘2 400 years since the founding of Plato’s Academy’ and ‘Hellenic Republic’ in ancient Greek lettering. On the right: ‘2013’ and the monogram of the Greek Mint. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

When did the first €2 coin come out?

The very first €2 commemorative coin was issued by Greece to commemorate the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004. Designing and issuing the coins is the competence of the individual euro countries. The ECB’s role regarding the commemorative but also all other coins is to approve the maximum volumes of coins that the individual countries may issue.

What does the Finnish 2 euro coin stand for?

Description: The 2-euro commemorative coin is depicted with the year 1863 and a shoot growing out of it symbolising the start of democracy and Finland’s development. In semicircle, at the bottom, the name of the issuing country ‘SUOMI FINLAND’ with the two words separated by the mint mark, and the year ‘2013’.

Can a €2 coin be used as a commemorative coin?

Only the €2 denomination can be used for commemorative coins. They are legal tender throughout the euro area. That means they can be used – and must be accepted – just like any other euro coin.