Luxembourg 2 euros 2014 - Grand Duke Jean Accession to the Throne

Obverse of Luxembourg 2 euros 2014 - Grand Duke Jean Accession to the Throne
Details Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, reigned from 1964 to 2000. He is the father of the current ruler, Grand Duke Henri, and the son of Grand Duchess Charlotte and Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma. Among his godparents was Pope Benedict XV, who gave him his second name.

The coin’s inner part depicts the effigies of Their Royal Highnesses, the Grand-Duke Henri and the Grand-Duke Jean, both looking to the left. It is surmounted by the year 1964 above the effigy of the Grand-Duke Jean and by a crown. At the bottom, the names ‘Jean’ and ‘Henri’ appear below the respective effigy as well as the year 2014. The inscription encloses in circular form the upper inner part of the coin. The coin's outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Isuue date: October / November 2014
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 (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
Comments Legend: 50e ANNIVERSAIRE DE L’ACCESSION AU TRÔNE DU GRAND-DUC JEAN
Mintage 510,000 pieces

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