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Commemorative coin

100th anniversary of the start of the first World War

Official Journal of the European Union

The coin’s central field depicts a poppy above the years 2014-18. Below these years appears the inscription ‘The Great War Centenary’, under which are the signature mark of the Master of the Mint and the mark of the Brussels mint, a helmeted profile of the archangel Michael. The top of the central field features the trilingual inscription ‘BELGIE — BELGIQUE — BELGIEN’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2014/C 160/05

Edge lettering

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


Luc Luycx

Volume of issue

Köninklijke Munt van Belgie ( Brüssel ) Bernard Gillard
Circulation coins 12.05.2014Rolls of 25 coins1.738.0002,00
Folder BU12.05.20146.00010,00
Box Proof12.05.20146.00020,00