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€2 commemorative coins - 2021

The descriptions on this page are based on the information in the Official Journal of the European Union and may therefore deviate slightly from other material published on this website.

Latvia

Feature: The 100th anniversary of Latvia’s international recognition de iure

Description: It was on 26 January 1921 when Latvian diplomats had succeeded in accomplishing a momentous task – the world’s great powers recognized Latvia de iure. Although Latvia declared its independence on 18 November 1918, only after a confused period of fighting, the new nation was recognized in 1920. The design depicts an artistic inscription ‘100 Latvija de iure 2021’ thus also featuring the country name (LATVIJA) as well as the year of issue (2021). The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issuing volume: 412 000 coins

Issuing date: 1st quarter 2021

Luxembourg

Feature: The 40th anniversary of the marriage of Grand Duke Henri

Description: The design depicts the effigies of the Grand Duke Henri and the Grand Duchess Maria Teresa. Below the effigies, two wedding rings are preceded by the wedding date ‘14. FEBRUAR 1981’ and followed by the year-date ‘2021’. The word ‘LETZEBUERG’ designating the issuing country is depicted below. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issuing volume: 500 000 coins

Issuing date: February 2021

Germany

Feature: Bundesländer series – Saxony-Anhalt

Description: The design shows the Magdeburg Cathedral, the first Gothic-style cathedral to be constructed on German soil. The inner part also features the name ‘SACHSEN-ANHALT’ and the issuing country’s country code ‘D’ at the bottom, the mint mark of the respective mint (‘A’, ‘D’, ‘F’, ‘G’ or ‘J’) as well as the the year ‘2021’ on the left and the engraver’s mark on the right. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issuing volume: 30 000 000 coins

Issuing date: 26 January 2021

Luxembourg

Feature: The 100th anniversary of the Grand Duke Jean

Description: The design depicts on the left hand side the effigy of the Grand Duke Jean and on the right hand side the effigy of the Grand Duke Henri. Close to each effigy, the respective name of the Grand Duke is specified, as well as the year of birth ‘1921’ of the Grand Duke Jean. Below the effigies, an outline of Luxembourg city is represented. At the left, the text ‘GROUSSHERZOGE VU LËTZEBUERG’ designating also the issuing country is depicted in circular form. The year-date ‘2021’ is shown at the bottom right. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issuing volume: 500 000 coins

Issuing date: January 2021

Portugal

Feature: Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Description: The design depicts the representation of the link between the capital of Portugal and the others European capitals and thereby draw a map, within the lettering ‘PRESIDÊNCIA DO CONSELHO DA UNIÃO EUROPEIA PORTUGAL 2021’ (English – PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION PORTUGAL 2021). The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issuing volume: 510 000 coins

Issuing date: January 2021