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Prince’s guards feature on new 2 euro coin

Prince’s guards feature on new 2 euro coin

By Staff Writer - December 5, 2017

Photo: Courtesy of Editions Victor Gadoury
Photo: Courtesy of Editions Victor Gadoury

The Carabiniers of the Prince are the subject of a new commemorative €2 coin from Monaco, coinworld.com reports.

The obverse design shows a Carabinier and in the background the Palace of Monaco. At the top is the inscription, Monaco is flanked by the Mint mark and the mint master mark. At the bottom are the years 1817–2017 and underneath the inscription epicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

In total, 15,000 of the coins were released on November 13. The ringed-bimetallic coin has a copper-nickel core and copper-aluminum-nickel ring.

The common reverse shows a map of the European Union, of which Monaco is not a member. The €2 coin weighs 8.5 grams and measures 25.75 millimetres in diameter.

Editions Victor Gadoury, based in Monaco, offers Proof examples of the coin for €239 each.


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