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Commemorative coin

The 75th anniversary of the Queen Elisabeth Competition

Official Journal of the European Union

The inner part of the coin depicts the emblem of the Queen Elisabeth Competition superimposed on the effigy of Queen Elisabeth, looking to the left, flanked on the left and right respectively by the mark of the mint master and the mark of the Brussels mint, a helmeted profile of the Archangel Michael. The years 1937-2012 are inscribed above the effigy, and the words ‘QUEEN ELISABETH COMPETITION’ below it. The nationality ‘BE’ is indicated to the right of the portrait of the Queen. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2012/C 231/02

Edge lettering

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


Luc Luycx

Volume of issue

Köninklijke Munt van Belgie ( Brüssel ) Serge Lesens
Circulation coins 06.06.2012Rolls of 25 coins5.000.0002,00
Folder BU04.06.20126.00010,00
Box Proof04.06.20127.00020,00