Portugal 2 euros 2007 - 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Obverse of Portugal 2 euros 2007 - 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome
Krause - Mishler KM# 771
Details The Treaty of Rome established the European Economic Community and ultimately led to the introduction of the euro in 1999 and the euro banknotes and coins in 2002. The anniversary was celebrated on 25 March 2007 and the euro area countries have marked the occasion by jointly issuing this commemorative coin.

The coin shows the Treaty document signed by the six founding countries on a background evocating the paving (designed by Michelangelo) of the Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome, where the signing took place on 25 March 1957. Its design was selected following a competition organized by the European mints.

Issue date: May 25, 2007
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 Five coats of arms and seven castles equally spaced
Comments Legend: Tratado de Roma 50 anos Europa Portugal
Mintage 1,500,000 pieces

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