In which Central Banks is it possible to get 2€ commemorative coins at face value?

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In which Central Banks is it possible to get 2€ commemorative coins at face value?

Post by Vunono » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:50 pm

Every time that I go to other country in the Euro Zone I try to find the time to go to the Central Bank office and try to get 2€ commemorative coins at face value, but I've seen that the rules are very different from one country to another. I've thought that it would be useful if we collected our experiences and made a little guide that we can look up to know beforehand. I start with what I know:

:flag-es:: In the Banco the España in Sevilla it's always easy to get the coins of the current year, maybe some of the previous. Same in Palma de Mallorca. However, last year in Barcelona they were sold out when I tried only a few weeks after they were released.
:flag-pt:: I was able to get one in the branch in Braga, but they didn't have any some months ago in Porto. I've got the feeling that they don't get many and are sold out soon.
:flag-fr:: I tried in Marseille and they didn't even let me in - it seems that they don't offer that kind of cash service to the general public.
:flag-ee:: Paradise. My sister went to Tallinn and was able to get me every commemorative coin that they had issued to the date.
:flag-gr:: I was able to get the two coins of the current year in the branch in Thessaloniki.

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Re: In which Central Banks is it possible to get 2€ commemorative coins at face value?

Post by ART » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:35 pm

I don't get coins from the bank, but I know that in Italy it's easy to get at least those of the current year.
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Re: In which Central Banks is it possible to get 2€ commemorative coins at face value?

Post by romain17 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:59 pm

In :flag-fr: you can get coins rolls in some bank, on which there are exchange machine "Changeur de monnaie" and if you are lucky you can receive rolls of 2€ commemorative !!!! and if not, recycle 2€...
But in 90% it is only available for customers ... It's the same thing as for :note-5: ...
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For :note-5: it's not good for non customers because you have a 1€ in fee for each :note-5: delivered !! But if you want to get 1 rolls of 2€ you put 55€ in bills ans you will receive you roll (50€) +2x2€ ! Also 1€ in fee but it's much less as for :note-5: :lol:
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Re: In which Central Banks is it possible to get 2€ commemorative coins at face value?

Post by siriusLT » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:08 pm

:flag-lt: : up to 50 pieces of each coin for a person per day, no fee. Some of the 2€ CC are already sold out.

:flag-lv: : no limit (if they have as many as you need), no fee. Some of the 2€ CC are already sold out.

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Re: In which Central Banks is it possible to get 2€ commemorative coins at face value?

Post by TheUndertaker » Wed May 15, 2019 11:13 pm

The German Bundesbank will give you 1 Package of every type , (if u want more u need to call them 2-3d before ur coming ive ordered once 50€ in 1cents, not a problem at all).
This year they have the 2€ Bundesrat ,sometimes they also have older ones like 2009 Hamburg u can call them and ask if they have older ones.
Ur chances are higher if u going to a bundesbank which has a mint in their town (Berlin , Munich Stuttgart , Karlsruhe , Hamburg) to get older ones.
Coin-Roll Machines normaly only have circ ones

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