KM-315, Schön-305 Country Germany – Federal Republic (Germany) Year 2013 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 50th Anniversary of the Élysée Treaty Obverse The coin, which was designed by Yves Sampo (Monnaie de Paris), Stefanie Lindner (Berlin State Mint), Alina Hoyer (Berlin) and Sneschana Russewa-Hoyer (Berlin), depicts stylised portraits of the signatories to the Élysée Treaty (Konrad Adenauer, then Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Charles de Gaulle, former President of the French Republic) above their respective signatures on either side of the words “50 ANS JAHRE” and the year “2013” in the centre. The words “TRAITÉ DE L’ÉLYSÉE” and “ÉLYSÉE-VERTRAG” are centred along the top and bottom edge, respectively, of the inner part of the coin. On the right-hand inner edge below the portrait of Adenauer, the inner part also features the mint mark (“A”, “D”, “F”, “G” or “J”, depending on the mint concerned), as well as the letter “D” to denote the issuing country. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union. Lettering: TRAITÉ DE L'ÉLYSÉE 50 ANS JAHRE 2013 ÉLYSÉE- VERTRAG D J Translation: Élysée Treaty 50 Years Engraver: Stefanie Lindner, Yves Sampo, Alina Hoyer, Sneschana Russewa-Hoyer 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.