2014 ST MICHAELS CHURCH IN HILDESHEIM 2 EURO SET

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2014 ST MICHAELS CHURCH IN HILDESHEIM 2 EURO SET

This 2014 set of 2 euros coins commemorates St. Michael's Church in Hildesheim, Germany which became a UNESCO World Heritage listed site in 1985. 

The coins are mint uncirculated condition and packaged in a protective card with hard plastic blisters.

All 5 of the mintmark stamps are present A - Berlin, D - Munich, F - Stuttgart, G - Karlsruhe and J - Hamburg.

These sets are quite limited and are a great way to collect 2 euro coins from around Europe.

UNESCO World Heritage classification was endowed on the Church of St. Michael in 1985. It is a parish church dedicated to Michael the Archangel.

It was built in the Romanesque style beginning around 1010 when it was a Benedictine Monastery. it was not consecrated until 1031 when the construction work was completed.

In 1186 it was rebuilt and re-consecrated following a fire. Again in 1945 it was destroyed by a bombing raid and was rebuilt between 1950 and 1957.

Due to it's medieval treasures and a rose bush which is said to be 1,000 years old it was awarded World heritage status.

Country -    Germany
Year -         2014
Value -        2 euros
Metal -        Copper Nickel
Diameter -   25.8 mm
Thickness - 2.2 mm
Weight -      8.5 grams per coin
Grade -       Uncirculated
Obverse  -   St. Michael's Church in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony
Reverse -    € 2 set on map of Europe with twelve Euro stars and the designer initials "LL" for "Luc Luycx"

Total circulation = 30 million copies
Mintage by mintmark
A -  6,000,000
D -  6,300,000
F -  7,200,000
G - 4,200,000
J -  6,300,000

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