Andorra 2022 €2 commemorative coins
- September 08, 2022
The Minister of Finance and Spokesman Eric Jover presented on Wednesday a new issue of commemorative and collector coins. These are two commemorative coins of two euros. The first one refers to the 10 years since the entry into force of the monetary agreement between Andorra and the European Union with a mintage of 70,000 coins. The other €2 coin is dedicated to Emperor Charlemagne and will have a mintage of 70,000 coins.
2 euro Charlemagne Andorra 2022 BU
1275th anniversary of Charlemagne’s birth
Charlemagne, from the Latin “Carolus Magnus”, or Charles I called “the Great”, born probably during the year 742, or even 747 or 748, died on January 28, 814 in Aachen, is king of the Franks and then emperor. He belongs to the Carolingian dynasty. Son of Pepin the Short and Bertrade of Laon, he was king of the Franks from 768, became by conquest king of the Lombards in 774 and was crowned emperor in Rome by Pope Leo III on December 24 or 25, 800, raising a dignity that had disappeared in the West since the deposition, three centuries earlier, of Romulus Augustus in 476.
2022 €2 BU ANDORRA
10th anniversary of the entry into force of the monetary agreement between Andorra and the European Union
On June 30, 2011, the Principality of Andorra signed the monetary agreement with the European Union. It was deposited with the European Commission in Brussels on February 23rd 2012 and entered into force on April 1st 2012. The monetary agreement between the Principality of Andorra and the European Union recognizes the euro as the official currency of the Principality and grants it the right to mint its own coins. In fcat the principalty choose design and mintages. The coins a struck by Monnaie de Paris or spanish FNMT.
Official Presentation Wednesday September 7th 2022
Sources: Andorra government – NUMISMAG©