KM-356 Country Germany – Federal Republic (Germany) Year 2017 Value 2 Euro Metal Bi-Metallic Nickel-brass clad Nickel center in Copper-nickel ring Weight 8.5 g Diameter 25.75 mm
Commemorative issue State of Rhineland-Palatinate Obverse The design shows the Porta Nigra in Trier which is probably the best-preserved Roman city gate north of the Alps. The inner part also features the name ‘RHEINLAND-PFALZ’ and the issuing country’s code ‘D’ at the bottom. The mint mark of the respective mint (‘A’, ‘D’, ‘F’, ‘G’ or ‘J’) appears at the left and the year ‘2017’ appears at the top. At the right, the initials of the designer ‘CH’ (Chocola Frantisek). The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag. Lettering: 2017 A ch RHEINLAND-PFALZ D Translation: 2017 A ch RHEINLAND-PFALZ D Engraver: Chocola Frantisek Reverse A map, next to the facial value, shows the European continent without borders. Lettering: 2 EURO LL Engraver: Luc Luycx Luc Luycx is the designer of the common side of the euro coins. Luycx is a computer engineer, and medallist living in Dendermonde, Belgium, and has worked for the Royal Belgian Mint for 15 years. He designed the euro coins in 1996.