German euro coins

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German euro coins have three separate designs for the three series of coins. The 1, 2 and 5 cent coins were designed by Rolf Lederbogen, the design for the 10, 20 and 50 cent coins is by the hand of Reinhart Heinsdorff and the 1 and 2 euro coins were done by Heinz Hoyer and Sneschana Russewa-Hoyer. Featured in all designs are the 12 stars of the EU and the year of imprint.

For images of the common side and a detailed description of the coins, see Euro coins.

Depiction of German euro coinage | Obverse side
€ 0.01 € 0.02 € 0.05
Oak twig on back of German 1 cent coin Oak twig on back of German 2 cent coin Oak twig on back of German 5 cent coin
German oak twig which also featured on the former pfennig.
€ 0.10 € 0.20 € 0.50
Brandenburg Gate on back of German 10 cent coin Brandenburg Gate on back of German 20 cent coin Brandenburg Gate on back of German 50 cent coin
The Brandenburg Gate as a symbol of division and unity.
€ 1.00 € 2.00 € 2 Coin Edge
German Eagle on back of German 1 euro coin
Missing image
2e_ger.png
German Eagle on back of German 2 euro coin

The edge lettering features
the words "EINIGKEIT UND
RECHT UND FREIHEIT"
(Unity and Justice and Freedom),
the beginning of Germany's
national anthem.
The German eagle, symbol of German sovereignty.


Types of Euro coins
Eurozone: Austria | Belgium | Finland | France | Germany | Greece | Ireland | Italy | Luxembourg | Netherlands | Portugal | Spain</small>
New EU countries: Estonia | Lithuania | Slovakia
Other: Monaco | San Marino | Vatican

External links

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