Belgium 2 euros 2011 - 1st Centenary of the International Women's Day (Colored)

Obverse of Belgium 2 euros 2011 - 1st Centenary of the International Women's Day
Krause - Mishler KM# 308
Details International Women's Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. The focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political and social achievements.

The coin displays the effigies of Isala Van Diest, the first female Belgian doctor, and Marie Popelin, the first female Belgian lawyer. Their names (I. VAN DIEST and M. POPELIN) are written under the effigies, separated by the year mark, and above the inscriptions are the symbols of their respective professions (the Rod of Asclepius and the Scales of Justice). Above the effigies are the inscription BE, the mint master mark and the mint mark.
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
Comments Legend: Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2010 - Issue date: March 2011

This coin has been artificially colorized
Mintage 5,000,000 pieces

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