The centenary of the University of Tartu 2 Euro Estonia 2019

The coin mark the centenary of the University of Tartu as being established as the first Estonian language university. It was founded in 1632 by Swedish King Gustav II Adolf and is one of the oldest universities in northern and eastern Europe. In 1919 it became the first Estonian language university.

Estonia 2019 The centenary of the University of Tartu
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The design depicts a motif of the main building of the university. It also bears the inscriptions ‘RAHVUSÜLIKOOL 100’ (National University 100) and ‘UNIVERSITAS TARTUENSIS’, the year ‘1632’, the issuing country ‘EESTI’ and the year of issuance ‘2019’. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.
Reverse: 
Left from the centre face value: 2, on the right inscription EURO; in the background of the inscription a map of Europe; in the background of the map vertically six parallel lines ending on both sides with five-pointed stars. Initials LL below letter 'O' in EURO on the reverse.
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Catalog ID: 
EE109CC1
Value: 
€2.9
Mintage: 
1000000
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Weight: 
8.5g
Diameter: 
25.75mm
Thickness: 
2.2mm
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Edge Lettering: 
EESTI and EESTI on the edge vertically and inverted
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