Monegasque euro coins


Monegasque euro coins

Monegasque euro coins feature two separate designs for the first two series of coins, and also two separate designs for the €1 and €2 coins for the first series. All the coins are inscribed with the word "Monaco" and the twelve stars of Europe.

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Monegasque euro design

For images of the common side and a detailed description of the coins, see euro coins.

In Monaco the euro was introduced in 2002. However, the first sets of coins were minted, as preparation, in 2001. Hence the first euro coins of Monaco have minted the year 2001 instead of 2002.

First series (2002–2005)

Depiction of Monegasque euro coinage (2002–2005) | Obverse side
€ 0.01 € 0.02 € 0.05
Mo 5c.gif Mo 5c.gif Mo 5c.gif
The coat of arms of Monaco
€ 0.10 € 0.20 € 0.50
10 eurocent mo series1.gif Mo 20c.gif 10 eurocent mo series1.gif
The seal of Monaco
€ 1.00 € 2.00 € 2 Coin Edge
Eurocoin.mc.series1.100.gif 2€ edge inv2.svg for a total of 12 stars
Prince Rainier III and Prince Albert II effigies Prince Rainier effigy

Second series (2006–present)

With the accession of Prince Albert II, new designs were warranted and these were issued in December 2006.

Depiction of Monegasque euro coinage (from 2006) | Obverse side
€ 0.01 € 0.02 € 0.05
5 eurocent mo series2.gif 5 eurocent mo series2.gif 5 eurocent mo series2.gif
The coat of arms of Monaco
€ 0.10 € 0.20 € 0.50
10 eurocent mo series2.gif 10 eurocent mo series2.gif
The monogram of Prince Albert II
€ 1.00 € 2.00 € 2 Coin Edge
2€ edge inv2.svg for a total of 12 stars
Effigy of Prince Albert II

Circulating Mintage quantities

Face Value [1] €0.01 €0.02 €0.05 €0.10 €0.20 €0.50 €1.00 €2.00
2001 327,200 373,400 300,000 300,000 366,400 300,000 971,100 899,800
2002 *** *** *** 367,200 336,000 324,000 472,500 456,000
2003 * * * 100,800 100,000 100,000 135,000 228,000
2004 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
2005 *** *** *** * * * * *
2006 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
2007 * * * * * * 100,000 *
2008 * * * * * * * *
2009 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 250,000
2010 * * * * * * * ***
2011 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **

* No coins were minted that year for that denomination
** Data not available yet
*** Small quantities minted for sets only

€2 commemorative coins

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