|Philippe or Filip is the King of the Belgians, having ascended the throne on 21 July 2013. At age 54, Philippe is Europe's third youngest reigning monarch, following the 47-year-old Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and the 46-year-old Felipe VI of Spain.
As of 2014, the second series of the Belgian coins show, on every denomination, the effigy of the new Head of State His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians, in profile to the right. To the left of the effigy, the indication of the issuing country "BE" and on top of it the royal monogram. Under the effigy, the mint master mark at the left and the mint mark at the right flank the year of issuance. The coin's outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag. The edge lettering on the €2 coin is 2**, repeated six times, alternately upright and inverted.
Diameter - 19.75mm
Thickness - 1.93mm
Weight - 4.1gr
|Shaped edge with fine scallops (40 scallops)