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Announced issue: Baden-Württemberg from the "Lander"-series

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Description: The inner part of the coin depicts the Maulbronn Monastery which is home to the most perfectly preserved medieval monastery complex north of the Alps. Founded in 1147, this complex has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993. On the top, the year of issuance "2013". At the bottom, the inscription BADEN-WURTTEMBERG and underneath the indication of the issuing country "D". The mint mark, represented by the letter A, D, F, G or J, is located at the right hand side. At the bottom left the initials of the artist.

The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issuing volume: 30 million coins

Date of issue: February 2013

Official Journal: The official information notice has not yet been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

 

The 50th anniversary of the signing of the German-French Friendship Treaty

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Description: The coin, which was designed by Yves Sampo of the Monnaie de Paris, Stefanie Lindner of the Berlin State Mint, Alina Hoyer (Berlin) and Sneschana Russewa-Hoyer (Berlin), depicts stylised portraits of the Élysée Treaty’s signatories (the then-Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Konrad Adenauer and the former President of the French Republic Charles de Gaulle), their signatures and the words “50 ANS JAHRE” with the year “2013” in the centre, the words “TRAITÉ DE L’ÉLYSÉE” at the top and the words “ÉLYSÉE-VERTRAG” at the bottom. The right side of the inner part also features the mint mark of the respective mint (“A”, “D”, “F”, “G” or “J”) as well as the issuing country’s code “D”.

Issuing volume: 11 millions coins
Official Journal: C 24 24.01.2013

 

Bayern from the "Lander"-series

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Description: The commemorative "Bavaria was designed by Erich Ott and shows the most famous view of Neuschwanstein Castle. The design shows the view from the east as visitors can see during their ascent to the castle, with the gatehouse in the foreground and the medieval-style towers and turrets. The panoramic mountain situated behind the castle is well captured, as the sitting of the castle on a cliff overlooking the romantic Pöllatschlucht. The name "BAVARIA" links the depicted construction "Neuschwanstein Castle" with the state. The mintmark of the respective mint (A, D, F, G or J) is located in the right central core area and the initials of the artist in the left central core area.

Issuing volume: 30 millions coins
Date of issue: January 2012
Official Journal: C 10 12.01.2012

 

All euro-area countries

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The Euro-sign in the centre of the coin shows that the Euro has become an element of particular importance in Europe as well all over the world as the Euro evolved to a global player in the international monetary system in the last 10 years. The design elements around the Euro-symbol on the coin express the importance of the Euro to the people, to the financial world (ECB tower), to trading (ships), to industry (factories), to the energy sector and research and development (wind power stations). The initials AH of the artist appear under the image of the ECB tower. The name(s) of the issuing country in the national language(s) appear(s) at the top, while the indication 2002-2012 appears at the bottom.

Issuing volume: 96 million coins
Date of issue: January 2012 
Official Journal: C017 20.01.2012

 

Nordrhein-Westfalen

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The inner part of the coin depicts the Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) with the inscription "Nordrhein-Westfalen" underneath as reference to the German federal state (Bundesland). The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European Union flag combined with the year 2011 at the bottom of the ring.

Issuing volume: 30 million coins
Official Journal: C24 26.01.2011 ,page 5

 

Bremen

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This is the fifth coin in the series of the German federal states ('Bundesländer'), launched in 2006. It features Bremen's town hall, with the Bremen Roland statue in the foreground. The statue was erected in 1404 and represents Charlemagne's knight Roland bearing Durendart, the "sword of justice".

Issuing volume: 30 million coins
Official Journal: C012 19.01.2010, p. 5

 

Saarland

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The inner part of the coin depicts the Ludwigskirche (church of Ludwig von Nassau) in Saarbrücken, a baroque style church which is the symbol of the city and one of the most important Protestant churches in Germany. The name of the federal State ‘SAARLAND’ and the mintmark appear under the monument. This is the fourth coin in the series dedicated to the German federal states (Bundesländer), launched in 2006.

Issuing volume: 30 million coins
Official Journal: C031 07.02.2009, p.5

 

Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro

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The centre of the coin shows a stylised human figure whose left arm is prolonged by the euro symbol. The initials ΓΣ of the artist appear below the euro symbol. The name(s) of the issuing country in the national language(s) appear(s) at the top, while the indication 1999-2009 and the acronym EMU translated into the national language(s) appear at the bottom.

Issuing volume: 84 085 000 million coins
Official Journal: C315 10.12.2008, p.8

 

Hamburg

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The national side of the coin features the baroque church of St. Michael in Hamburg, accompanied by the name of the federal state. This coin is the third in the series dedicated to the German federal states ('Bundesländer'), launched in 2006. Coins are issued in the same sequence as the annual rotation of the presidency in the 'Bundesrat' (upper house of parliament), in which the sixteen federal states are represented.

Issuing volume: 30 million coins
Official Journal: C013 18.01.2008, p.2

 

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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The national side of the coin reproduces the Schwerin Castle, accompanied by the words ‘Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’. This coin is the second in a series dedicated to the German federal states (Bundesländer). Coins will be issued in the same sequence as the annual rotation of the presidency in the 'Bundesrat' (upper house of parliament), in which the 16 federal states are represented.

Issuing volume: 30 million coins
Official Journal: C076 04.04.2007, p.2

 

50th anniversary of signing of the Treaty of Rome

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The coin shows the treaty with the signatures of the six founding countries on a background evoking the paving – designed by Michelangelo – of the Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome, where the Treaty was signed on 25 March 1957, giving birth to the modern-day European Union.

Total euro area issuing volume: 90 million coins
Official Journal: C065 21.03.2007, p.3

 

Schleswig-Holstein

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The Holstentor, the symbol of the town of Lübeck, appears on this coin commemorating the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein.

Issuing volume: 30 million coins
Official Journal: C033 09.02.2006, p.5

 

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