France 2 euros 2016 - EURO 2016 Football Championship

Obverse of France 2 euros 2016 - EURO 2016 Football Championship
Details Organized since 1960 every four years, the European men's soccer championship (commonly known as UEFA Euro) was held in France from 10 June to 10 July 2016. The 'EURO 2016' is the fifteenth edition of the European Football championship, a tournament organized by UEFA (UEFA - Union of European Football associations), with the participation of the best men's teams in Europe. The champion team wins a reduced model of the Henri Delaunay-cup (from the name of the inventor of the tournament).

At the center of the coin is the Henri Delaunay cup inside a trace of the map of France with the symbol of the Mint Director at the bottom right. . To the right of the template the initials "RF" (Republique Francaise); the words "UEFA EURO 2016 FRANCE" upper arch; down a cross following a launch trajectory that led him to the front. The background of the design is made ​​up of graphical elements representing the tournament. On the outer edge 12 five-pointed stars representing the European Union.
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
Comments Mintmarks: Yves Sampo (a pentagon with AGMP - Atelier de Gravure de la Monnaie de Paris et Pessac - and his initials YS) and left the cornucopia, symbol of the Paris Mint - Designer: Miguel Viana.
Mintage 990,000 pieces

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