DESCRIPTION: AUSTRIA 2 EURO COMMEMORATIVE COIN.
ITEM REF # Jks/EUR-01/02-002
Feature: 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome
Description: The coin shows the Treaty document signed by the six founding countries on a background evoking the paving (designed by Michelangelo) of the Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome, where the signing took place on 25 March 1957.
‘Treaty of Rome 50 years’, ‘EUROPE’ and the name of the issuing country appear in the respective languages of the euro area or in Latin.
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.
The euro area countries have marked the occasion by jointly issuing this commemorative coin.
Coin Minted the then EU States: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia & Spain.
The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.
Issuing volume: varies from country to country
Issuing date: March 2007
MATERIAL : Outer part: Cu-Ni; Inner part: three layers: Ni-Brass, Ni , Ni-Brass
Diameter (mm): 25.75 Thickness (mm): 2.20 Weight (g): 8.50 Shape: Round
Color: Outer part: silver; inner part: gold Edge: Edge lettering, fine milled