Schön-253, KM-258 Country Germany – Federal Republic (Germany) Years 2008-2018 Value 2 Euro Metal Bi-Metallic Nickel-brass clad Nickel center in Copper-nickel ring Weight 8.5 g Diameter 25.75 mm
Obverse The eagle, the traditional symbol of German sovereignty, is surrounded with the twelve stars of Europe. Lettering: 2008 J Engraver: Heinz Hoyer, Sneschana Russewa-Hoyer Reverse A map, next to the facial value, shows the gathering of the fifteen states of the European Union 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.