Germany 2 euros 2006 - Holstentor in Lubeck "A" - Berlin

Obverse of Germany 2 euros 2006 - Holstentor in Lubeck
Krause - Mishler KM# 253
Details A series of 2 euro commemorative coins was designed to increase the European public's awareness of Germany's federal structure. The coins were issued in the order of rotation of the Bundesrat presidency (the Upper House of the German parliament representing the federal states).

The Holstentor, the gate symbolising of the town of Lübeck, is shown in the centre of the coin and below it the word ‘Schleswig-Holstein’. The engraver’s initials ‘HH’ appear to the right of the image and the mintmark ‘A’, ‘D’, ‘F’, ‘G’ or ‘J’, depending on the mint, to the left. The year of mintage, 2006, the 12 stars of the European Union and the words ‘Bundesrepublik Deutschland’ are shown in the outer ring. Issue date: February 3, 2006
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge "EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT" (Unity and Justice and Freedom)
Mintage 6,000,000 pieces

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