Portuguese commemorative 2 euro coins 2008 - 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Commemorative 2 euro coins from Portugal
Reverse: left from the coin centre face value: 2, on the right inscription: EURO; in the background of the inscription a map of Europe; in the background of the map vertically six parallel lines ending on both sides with five-pointed stars (the reverse is common for all euro coins)
Issuing volume: 1,035,000 coins
Date of issue: 2008
Face value: 2 euro
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 8.5 gr
Composition: BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Design Credit: João Duarte is credited as the sculptor for the Portuguese 2008 €2 Euro Commemorative coin.
Designer / Engraver Inscriptions: 'Esc. J. Duarte' (Esc. is the Portuguese abbreviation for 'sculptor') Title, first initial and last name of the sculptor:
€2 Edge Inscription: The Portuguese €2 coin edge inscription is comprised of seven castles and five shields:
Mint Location: Imprensa Nacional e Casa da Moeda (INCM) (National Currency Mint House), in Lisbon, Portugal
Mint Marks: Abbreviation of the Lisbon Mint: INCM. Located at the 1 o'clock position, inner circle.
National Identification: Text: 'PORTUGAL'
Notes: Portugal is among four countries in the Eurozone to issue a €2 commemorative honoring the 60th anniversary of Universal Human Rights.