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Euro Coins The Euro symbol in its correct dimensions This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... The euro (EUR or €) is the currency of 12 European Union (EU) member states: (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain); four European micro-states: (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Holy See - Vatican City), Montenegro and Kosovo, as well as EU institutions. ...

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Monaco
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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. The Council of Europe (COE) has developed a series of European symbols for the continent of Europe, and these have since been shared with the European Union (EU). ...


For images of the common side and a detailed description of the coins, see Euro coins. The euro (EUR or €) is the currency of 12 European Union (EU) member states: (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain); four European micro-states: (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Holy See - Vatican City), Montenegro and Kosovo, as well as EU institutions. ... The euro (EUR or €) is the currency of 12 European Union (EU) member states: (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain); four European micro-states: (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Holy See - Vatican City), Montenegro and Kosovo, as well as EU institutions. ...

Depiction of German euro coinage | Obverse side
€ 0.01 € 0.02 € 0.05
German oak twig which also featured on the former pfennig.
€ 0.10 € 0.20 € 0.50
The Brandenburg Gate as a symbol of division and unity.
€ 1.00 € 2.00 € 2 Coin Edge
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.


Image of euro coinage. ... Image of euro coinage. ... Image of euro coinage. ... Oakland International Airport is located in Oakland, California and serves the San Francisco Bay Area metro region. ... The pfennig was a small German coin valued at 1/100 of a Deutsche Mark and other German currencies with the name Mark. ... Image of euro coinage. ... Image of euro coinage. ... Image of euro coinage. ... The Brandenburg Gate The Brandenburg Gate The Brandenburg Gate (German: Brandenburger Tor) is a triumphal arch, the symbol of Berlin, Germany. ... Image of euro coinage. ... Image of euro coinage. ... Das Lied der Deutschen (The Song of the Germans) or Das Deutschlandlied (The Song of Germany) has been used, wholly or partially, as the national anthem of Germany since 1922. ... Categories: Stub | German coats of arms ...

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

The euro (EUR or €) is the currency of 12 European Union (EU) member states: (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain); four European micro-states: (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Holy See - Vatican City), Montenegro and Kosovo, as well as EU institutions. ...

External links

  • European Central Bank (http://www.euro.ecb.int)
  • Deutsche Bundesbank (http://www.bundesbank.de)

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Bundesbank - Currency - FAQ - Euro-Coins (3537 words)
As was the case for the DM coins, the German euro coins are minted at the five German mints.
The commemorative coins for the federal states of Hamburg, with the “St Michaeliskirche” (Church of St Michael), and the Saarland, with the “Ludwigskirche” (Ludwig’s Church), are scheduled to be issued in 2008.
The €2 commemorative coins of all of the member states are also accepted as legal tender in all member states, in contrast to the €10 commerorative coins, which are accepted as legal tender only in the member state in which the coin was issued.
Irish euro coins (127 words)
The euro (EUR or €) is the common currency for most European nations within the European Union, including Ireland.
The euro coins have two different sides; one common, European side showing the value of the coin and one national side featuring a design chosen by the EU member state where the coin was minted.
Irish euro coins all share the same design by the hand of Jarlath Hayes, that of the Celtic harp[?], a traditional symbol for Ireland.
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