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Commemorative coin

The 450th anniversary of the death of Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Official Journal of the European Union

The inner part of the piece depicts the portrait of the famous Belgian artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder, together with a painting on an easel. Above this, you can find the name P. Bruegel, the years 1569, with a subtle obelisk referring to the year of death, and 2019, the year of issuance. As the Royal Dutch Mint will strike the coins, the mintmark of Utrecht, a mercury staff is located on the left together with the Belgian mint director mintmark, the coat of arms of the municipality Herzele, the country code BE. The initials LL referring to the designer of the coin, Mr Luc Luycx, are located on the right. Finally, around the edge of the inner part small dots form a circle. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2018/C 466/06

Edge lettering

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


Luc Luycx

Volume of issue

De Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt ( Utrecht ) Ingrid van Herzele
Divisional coin set BU20.09.2019«Brussel» also contains 2€ CC «The 450th anniversary of the death of Pieter Bruegel the Elder» and 2€ CC «25th anniversary of the European Monetary Institute (EMI)»20.000*
Coincard BU01.03.2019Official coincard «dutch»75.00010,00
Coincard BU01.03.2019Official coincard «french»75.00010,00
Box Proof01.03.2019In box5.00029,95
*provisional count