A new 2,5 euros coin to celebrate the 400 years of the Manneken Pis

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of “ketje”, the Royal Mint of Belgium has hit the 2,5 euros coin “400 years of Manneken Pis”. The Royal Mint of Belgium has unveiled this afternoon the commemorative coin at Brussels City Hall. The piece was presented by Alexander De Croo.

The 2,5 euros coin is minted in Brilliant Universal quality, supplied with a colourful pouch and drawn to a maximum of 120,000 copies. This collector’s item is also a legal means of payment, but will not be put into circulation.

Coin collectors, Manneken Pis fans and anyone who appreciates this national celebrity can order the coin at www.piecescommemoratives.be. Two versions will be available, with the obverse in French and Dutch.