Belgium - 20 Euro Silver + 2 euro satellite, 2018 (PROOF)

Monete euro argento
Anno di emissione: 2018
Valore facciale: 22 euro
Qualità: PROOF
Metallo: Silver
Tiratura: 500

Belgium 20 Euro "ESRO-2B" 2018 Silver Proof coin and 2 euro proof coin dedicated to the ESRO-2B satellite. Striked in the highest Proof quality. The ESRO-2B was the first European satellite to be successfully launched into orbit.The coins are packaged in a luxury cassette, including a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. ESRO-2B or Iris (International Radiation Investigation Satellite) was a European astrophysical spin-stabilised research satellite which was launched in 1968. Operated by the European Space Research Organisation, ESRO 2B made astronomical surveys primarily in x-ray and solar particles detectors. The Obverse shows Aviation & astronautics Satellite, Geography & astronomy Globe and the ESRO 2B satellite placed into Earth orbit.