A 2014 circulating commemorative €2 coin from Portugal marks the
International Year of Family Farming in 2014.
The ringed-bimetallic coin has a copper-nickel core and
The center ring of the obverse of the coin shows hand tools
typically used in traditional agriculture, together with a chicken,
surrounded by pumpkins, a basket of potatoes, and other vegetables and
flowers. Related legends, the Mint mark and the year date of issue
also appear. The obverse was designed by Helder Batista.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag. The
common reverse shows a map of the European Union.
In total, 500,000 coins are due to be issued in the latter half of
October, in circulation- and collector-quality versions, with most
slated for circulation.
From that total mintage, a Brilliant Uncirculated version and Proof
version, both issued in collector cards, have mintage limits of 10,000
The BU version is issued by the Portuguese State Mint at €9.74, and
the Proof version, at €17.47.
To order, visit the Portuguese State Mint website.