Monaco 2 Euro 2016 150th Anniversary Monaco's Foundation
|Theme||150 Jaar Monte Carlo|
|Category||Special euro coins|
The 2016 special 2 Euro coin from Monaco 2016 has the theme of 150 Years Monte Carlo. Charles III (1818-1889) became Monaco's ruler in 1856. At the time there were a number of area changes around Monaco, and in return for the distance changes from a few places, he started the construction of a railway line to Monaco. At the same time, the building of the Casino began. When this was completed in 1866 the area around the Casino was æchristenedÆ Monte Carlo. In the year 2016 it is 150 years since Monte Carlo originated and to commemorate this Monaco has issued a special 2 Euro coin. On the coin is an image of Charles III. In the background is Monaco and the Mediterranean Sea. At the top of the coin is the country name Monaco. In an arc at the bottom of the coin is the text "1866 - Charles III Fonde Monte Carlo - 2016". The coin is presented in a luxury package. This package also contains a numbered certificate with a technical description of the coin.