France 2010 2 cent

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
from the Mountain Groan Collection

The specimen shown is an example of a type struck in France. France began minting euros in 1999. The visage of Mademoiselle Liberté shown here also appears on the French one and five cent coins. The low relief makes it difficult to obtain a good photograph.

Recorded mintage: est. 277,000,000.

Specification: 3.03 g., Copper-Plated-Steel, 18.75 mm diameter. Obv: Mlle Liberté by Fabienne Courtiade; Rev: Denomination and globe by Luc Luycx; Edge: grooved.

Catalog reference: KM 1283, Gad-2.

Source:

  • Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001 to date, 3rd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2009.

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