2 euro 2011
Erasmus, 500th Anniversary of "The Praise of Folly".
The inner part of the coin shows Erasmus writing his book on the right and the effigy of Queen Beatrix to the left. The two images are separated by the vertical inscription "Beatrix Koningin der Nederlanden". The year "2011", the Mint master’s mark and the mintmark are positioned horizontally near the centre of the coin. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.
Beatrix Koningin der Nederlanden
A map, next to the facial value, shows the European continent without borders.
Lettering: 2 EURO LL
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Circulating commemorative coin
Bi-Metallic Nickel-brass clad Nickel center in Copper-nickel ring
Dylan Shields, Luc Luycx