EURO COMMEMORATIVE COIN – BELGIUM – 2009
ITEM REF # Jks/EUR-02/02-005
Feature: 200th anniversary of Louis Braille’s birth
Description: The coin features a portrait of Louis Braille with his initials, L and B, in the alphabet that he designed.
His name appears above the portrait and, below it, the code of the issuing country,
‘BE’ and the dates ‘1809’ and ‘2009’.
To the left and right respectively are the mint mark and the signature mark of the Master of the Mint.
The coin’s outer ring shows the 12 stars of the European Union.
Issuing volume: 5 million coins
Issuing date: September 2009
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