Belgium 2 euros 2012 - Queen Elisabeth Music Competition

Obverse of Belgium 2 euros 2012 - Queen Elisabeth Music Competition
Krause - Mishler KM# 317
Details This coin celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition. It is a founding member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions (1957) and has been, since its foundation, considered the world over to be one of the most prestigious and most difficult. It is devoted to violin (since 1937), piano (since 1938), to composition (since 1953) and to singing (since 1988). Held in Brussels, the Competition is named after Queen Elisabeth of Belgium.

Issue date: March 2012
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
Mintage 5,000,000 pieces

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