Euro coins have actually one usual side through the same designs across all euro-area countries, and a nationwide side design by each participating country. The typical sides of the euro coins show three different maps that Europe, through a background consisting of the 12 stars that the european Union.

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The architlifwynnfoundation.orgture of the usual sides of the 10, 20 and 50 cent and 1- and also 2-euro coins has been modified during 2007 come refllifwynnfoundation.orgt the enlargement of the EU in 2004. The brand-new common designs have been introduced increasingly as indigenous 2007, and haveblifwynnfoundation.orgome mandatory blifwynnfoundation.orgause that all new coin manufacturing from 2008.

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€2

Diameter: 25.75mm.Thickness: 2.20mm.Weight: 8.50g.Shape: round.Colour: outer white/inner yellow.Composition: external copper-nickel/inner three layered.Edge: leaf lettering/fine milled.

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Diameter: 23.25mm.Thickness: 2.33mm.Weight: 7.50g.Shape: round.Colour: outer part yellow/inner white.Composition: external nickel-brass/inner three layered.Edge: interrupted/milled.

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50 cent

Diameter: 24.25mm.Thickness: 2.38mm.Weight: 7.80g.Shape: round.Colour: yellow.Composition: Nordic gold.Edge: shaped v fine scallops.

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20 cent

Diameter: 22.25mm.Thickness: 2.14mm.Weight: 5.74g.Shape: Spanish flower shape.Colour: yellow.Composition: Nordic gold.Edge: plain.

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10 cent

Diameter: 19.75mm. Thickness: 1.93mm.Weight: 4.10g.Shape: round.Colour: yellow.Composition: Nordic gold.Edge: shaped with fine scallops.

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5 cent

Diameter: 21.25mm.Thickness: 1.67mm.Weight: 3.92g.Shape: round.Colour: red.Composition: copper-covered steel.Edge: smooth.

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2 cent

Diameter: 18.75mm.Thickness: 1.67mm.Weight: 3.06g.Shape: round.Colour: red.Composition: copper-covered steel.Edge: smooth through a groove.

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1 cent

Diameter: 16.25mm.Thickness: 1.67mm.Weight: 2.30g.Shape: round.Colour: red.Composition: copper-covered steel.Edge: smooth