French Commemorative coins

The following 2 euro commemortaive coins were issued in france since the introduction of the Common European Currency on January 1, 2002.

Common specifications
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
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
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Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - François Mitterrand

La Monnaie de Paris dedicates the second French coin commemorative issued in 2016 to the 100th anniversarry since the birth of François Mitterrand. François Maurice Adrien Marie Mitterrand was a French politician who was President of France from 1981 ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Issue date: 12 September 2016
Year Mintage Price Shop
2016 10,000,000 pieces - View
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - EURO 2016 Football Championship

Organized since 1960 every four years, the European men's soccer championship (commonly known as UEFA Euro) was held in France from 10 June to 10 July 2016. The 'EURO 2016' is the fifteenth edition of the European Football championship, a tournament organized ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Mintmarks: Yves Sampo (a pentagon with AGMP - Atelier de Gravure de la Monnaie de Paris et Pessac - and his initials YS) and left the cornucopia, symbol of the Paris Mint - Designer: Miguel Viana.
Year Mintage Price Shop
2016 990,000 pieces € 3.50 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 30th anniversary of the EU flag

In July 2015, the 19 euro-area countries jointly issued a commemorative euro coin celebrating 30 years of the EU flag. Regardless of the country, it bears the same design on the national side, normally reserved for a motif specific to that country. This ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos
Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 4,000,000 pieces € 3.50 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 225th Anniverary of Fête de la Fédération

The Fête de la Fédération of the 14 July 1790 was a celebration to commemorate the first anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille and the unity of the French Nation. The Fête de la Fédération in Paris was the most prominent event of a series of spontaneous ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Date of issue: 10 July 2015
Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 4,000,000 pieces € 3.50 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 70 years of Peace in Europe

In 2015, 70 years passed from the end of the Second World War. "United in diversity" is the motto of the European Union. It characterizes the way Europeans gathered, creating the European Union, to work for peace and prosperity, enriched and different ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 4,000,000 pieces € 3.50 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO), along with World Health Day, World Blood Donor Day, World Immunization Week, World Tuberculosis Day, World No Tobacco Day, World Malaria ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Legend: 1 December - World Day to Combat AIDS
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 3,000,000 pieces € 3.60 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 70 Years since D-Day

In June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
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Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 Unknown € 3.65 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 150th Anniversary of Pierre de Coubertin's Birth

The Fete de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is a music festival taking place on June 21. The idea was first broached in 1976 by American musician Joel Cohen, then employed by the national French radio station France Musique. Cohen proposed ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #2102
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 1,000,000 pieces € 3.85 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 50 Years of Franco-German Friendship (Elysee Treaty)

Elysee Treaty also known as the Treaty of Friendship, was estabilished by Charles de Gaulle of France and Konrad Adenauer of Germany on January 22, 1963 for reconciliation between the two countries. With it, Germany and France established a new foundation ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #2094
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 10,020,000 pieces € 3.85 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 100th anniversary of the birth of the Abbe Pierre

L'Abbe Pierre was a French Catholic priest, member of the Resistance during World War II, and deputy of the Popular Republican Movement (MRP). He founded in 1949 the Emmaus movement, which has the goal of helping poor and homeless people and refugees. ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #1894
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 1,000,000 pieces € 4.80 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 10 years of euro banknotes and coins

On 1 January 2002, euro banknotes and coins were introduced in 12 Member States of the European Union. The introduction of the euro cash was an unprecedented challenge, but it went smoothly, and billions of banknotes and coins started to circulate in ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #1846
Other information Designer: Helmut Andexlinger
Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 Unknown € 3.90 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 30th Anniversary of Fete de la Musique

The Fete de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is a music festival taking place on June 21. The idea was first broached in 1976 by American musician Joel Cohen, then employed by the national French radio station France Musique. Cohen proposed ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #1789
Other information Legend: Fete de la MUSIQUE - 21 JUIN 2011 - 30e ANNIVERSAIRE
Year Mintage Price Shop
2011 10,000,000 pieces € 4.00 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 70th Anniversary of General De Gaulle's Appeal of 18 June

The Appeal of June 18 (L' Appel du 18 Juin) was a famous speech by Charles de Gaulle, the leader of the Free French Forces, in 1940. The appeal is the origin of the French Resistance to the German occupation during World War II. De Gaulle spoke to the ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #1676
Other information Legend: 70 ANS and APPEL 18 JUIN
Year Mintage Price Shop
2010 20,000,000 pieces € 4.10 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 10th anniversary of the EMU and the birth of the euro

A first attempt to create an economic and monetary union between the members of the European Communities goes back to an initiative by the European Commission in 1969. However, the introduction of the euro started principally on 31 December 1998, when ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #1590
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos

Legend: REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE UEM (l' Union economique et monetaire)
Year Mintage Price Shop
2009 10,000,000 pieces € 5.00 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - French Presidency of the Council of the European Union

The Presidency of the Council of the European Union is rotated between European Union member states every six months. There is no single president but rather the task is undertaken by an entire national government, which hence allows that state to influence ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #1459
Other information Legend: 2008 PRÉSIDENCE FRANÇAISE UNION EUROPÉENNE RF
Year Mintage Price Shop
2008 20,064,000 pieces € 4.35 Buy
Image of France 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

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 ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #1460
Other information Legend: TRAITÉ DE ROME/50 ANS/EUROPE/RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE
Year Mintage Price Shop
2007 9,400,000 pieces € 5.70 Buy
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