EURO COMMEMORATIVE COIN – BELGIUM – 2011
ITEM REF # Jks/EUR-02/02-008
Feature: 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day
Description: The inner part of the coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day,
which is celebrated on 8 March, features effigies of Isala Van Diest, the first female Belgian medical doctor, and
Marie Popelin, the first female Belgian lawyer above a semicircle formed by their names and the symbols of their
professions on either side of the year 2011. Centered above the effigies are the letters “BE” in reference of their
nationality, flanked by the Mint master’s mark on the left and the mint mark on the right.
The coin’s outer ring shows the 12 stars of the European Union.
Issuing volume: 5 million coins
Issuing date: March 2011
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