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Andorra 2018: 25th Anniversary of Andorran Constitution
« on: March 17, 2018, 04:24:57 PM »
Surprised that it's not shown on the forum yet! I understand that it was issued on March 14.

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Re: Andorra 2018: 25th Anniversary of Andorran Constitution
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2018, 04:46:49 PM »
Ha, I have excellent reasons (cough, sniff, achoo) for not having mentioned the coin. ;)  Here is an article with a video that shows the presentation of the three pieces; the Andorran finance minister talks (in Catalan) about the €2 commem plus a silver and a gold collector coin): http://www.andorradifusio.ad/noticies/encunyen-monedes-commemoratives-or-plata-25  Seems the coins were issued on 13 March, with a mintage of 75,000 ...

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Re: Andorra 2018: 25th Anniversary of Andorran Constitution
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2018, 08:12:34 PM »
The central element of the obverse is the Constitution Monument by Emili Armengol. It was unveiled in 1993 when the new constitution became effective, see here or here for example. (In 1994 the monument appeared on a postal stamp.) The €2 coin also shows the map of the country, and the official (Latin) motto "Virtus Unita Fortior". The three words (which translate to "united virtue is stronger") are part of the Andorran coat of arms.

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Andorra 2018: 25th Anniversary of Andorran Constitution
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2018, 01:14:20 PM »
Since you mentioned the gold and silver collector coins, here are their images. ;)

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Re: Andorra 2018: 25th Anniversary of Andorran Constitution
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2018, 01:44:39 PM »
Andorra will issue a second commemorative €2 coin this year, also with a mintage of 75,000 (source). That one will be dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The attached image is from the PDF file listed on that page.

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Andorra 2018: 25th Anniversary of Andorran Constitution
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2018, 03:08:09 PM »
Andorra will issue a second commemorative €2 coin this year, also with a mintage of 75,000 (source). That one will be dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The attached image is from the PDF file listed on that page.

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Thanks-about to post it but you were quicker this time. ;) Saw it listed on eBay the other day (pre-sale)..I think it's the best Andorran €2 commemorative design so far...

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