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Commemorative coin

200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille

Official Journal of the European Union

The inner part of the coin features a portrait of Louis Braille between his initials, L and B, in the alphabet that he designed. Above the portrait is the legend ‘LOUIS BRAILLE’, and underneath is the issuing country reference, ‘BE’, between the dates 1809 and 2009. To the left and right respectively are the mint mark and the signature mark of the Master of the Mint. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2009/C 196/06

Edge lettering

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


Luc Luycx

Volume of issue

Köninklijke Munt van Belgie ( Brüssel ) Serge Lesens
Circulation coins 11.09.2009Rolls of 25 coins5.000.0002,00
Folder BU25.09.20096.0009,00
Box Proof25.09.20097.50018,50