Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Belgium 2 euro 2011 - International Women's Day

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"100th anniversary of International Women's Day"

The coin depicts the effigies of Isala Van Diest, the first female Belgian medical doctor, and of Marie Popelin, a Belgian feminist, educator, and advocate.

(image and data by Pabitra Saha)

External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

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