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Commemorative coin

100th anniversary of International Women’s Day

Official Journal of the European Union

The inner part of the coin displays the effigy of Isala Van Diest, the first Belgian woman doctor, and Marie Popelin, the first Belgian woman lawyer. The names are written under the effigies and around the year ‘2011’, and are crowned with the symbol of the corresponding profession. Above the effigies, to the left and right respectively of the indication of the issuing country, ‘BE’, the mark of the mint master and the mint mark are shown. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2011/C 57/06

Edge lettering

« 2 ★ ★ » repeated six times, alternately upright and inverted


Luc Luycx

Volume of issue

Köninklijke Munt van Belgie ( Brüssel ) Serge Lesens
Circulation coins 03.05.2011Rolls of 25 coins5.000.0002,00
Folder BU03.05.20116.00010,00
Box Proof03.05.20117.50020,00