Belgian commemorative 2 euro coins - Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2010
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: 5 million coins
Date of issue: 1 July 2010
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 (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
€2 Edge Inscription: The Belgian €2 coin edge inscription is '2', followed by two stars, repeated six times alternately upright and inverted:
Mint Location: Monnaie Royale de Belgique/Koninklijke Munt van België (Royal Mint of Belgium), in Brussels, Belgium
Mint Marks: Mintmark of the Royal Mint of Belgium: the head of Archangel Michael with a cross on top. Located to the left of the date stamp, bottom inner circle.
Mint Master Marks: Belgian Royal Mint director, Serge Lesens: quill. Located to the right of the date stamp, bottom inner circle.
National Identification: Text: 'BELGIQUE-BELGIE-BELGIEN'; Local short form of Belgium, written in the three national languages, French, Dutch and German, respectively.
Notes: This coin's design is only one of four designs out of all Euro coin designs to have words written in the English language.