Belgium Starter Kit 2002

Obverse of Belgium Starter Kit 2002
Details The Belgian Starter Kit was priced at BEF 500 and contains 29 coins:
Coin included in the Belgian Starter Kit: 2 x 1 cent, 4 x 2 cents, 4 x 5 cents, 5 x 10 cents, 3 x 20 cents, 4 x 50 cents, 5 x 1 euro, 2 x 2 euros

Belgium became a founding member of the European Economic Community in 1957, and Brussels is home to many key European institutions, including the European Commission and the European Parliament.

The Belgian euro coins feature only a single design for all eight coins: the portrait or effigy of King Albert II of Belgium and his royal monogram (a capital 'A' underneath a crown). Also part of the design by Jan Alfons Keustermans (Director of the Municipal Academy of Fine Arts of Turnhout) are the 12 stars of the EU and the year of imprint.
Mintage 5,300,000 pieces
Issue price 12.40 euros

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