for the next three circulating commemorative €2 coins from Germany’s
Bundeslander series honoring each of the country's 16 states have been released.
Ministry of Finance announced recently that the
2016 coin will honor Saxony, with Rhineland-Palatinate following in
2017 and Berlin the honoree in 2018.
Zwinger, a park complex, appears on the coin for Saxony. Jordi Truxa
created the design, which shows a view of the park's courtyard and its
Nigra, a large Roman city gate in Trier, appears on the coin for
Rhineland-Palatinate in a design by Frantisek Chochola.
coin is slated to depict the main building at Schloss Charlottenburg,
a palace. Bodo Broschat created this design.
series began in 2006 and is set to continue until all 16 states are
honored, closing in 2021.
edge inscription on Germany’s €2 coins translates to “Unity and Law
ringed-bimetallic €2 coin has a copper-nickel core and
coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
common reverse shows a map of the European Union.
design is slated to have a mintage of 30 million coins — six million
of each design to be struck at each of five different German mints.
coins are legal tender in the entire eurozone.
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