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2 euro GERMANY (2009) Saarland

2 euro 2009 Saarland - German coins
2 euro 2009 Saarland - obverse to reverse alignment
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
25.75 mm 8.5 g 2.22 mm Cu75Ni25/Cu75Zn20Ni5
obverse:
in the centre the Ludwig's Church (Ludwigskirche) in Saarbrücken; lower: SAARLAND; along the bottom edge: BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND (Federal Republic of Germany); along the top edge year of issue: 2009 divides twelve five-pointed stars - symbol of the European Union
reverse:
left from the centre face value: 2, on the right inscription: EURO; in the background of the inscription a map of Europe; in the background of the map vertically six parallel lines ending on both sides with five-pointed stars (the reverse is common for all euro coins)
edge:
reeded with concave inscription: edge of 2 euro (unity and justice and liberty and eagle from German Coat of Arms)
issue date:
6 II 2009
withdrawal date:
circulating
designer:
Friedrich Brenner (initials FB above the right wall of the church on the obverse), Luc Luycx (initials LL below letter 'O' in EURO on the reverse)
mint:
(A) Staatliche Münze Berlin (The State Mint Berlin), Berlin;
(D) Bayerisches Hauptmünzamt (The Bavarian Main Mint), Munich;
(F) Staatliche Münzen Baden-Württemberg (State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg), Stuttgart;
(G) Staatliche Münzen Baden-Württemberg (State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg), Karlsruhe;
(J) Hamburgische Münze (The Hamburg Mint), Hamburg

(relevant mint mark below SAARLAND on the obverse)
mintage:
A D F G J
2009 6 000 000
+ 60 000 *
+ 45 000 **
6 300 000
+ 60 000 *
+ 45 000 **
7 200 000
+ 60 000 *
+ 45 000 **
4 200 000
+ 60 000 *
+ 45 000 **
6 300 000
+ 60 000 *
+ 45 000 **
* in annual sets
** in commemorative blisters
interesting facts:
This coin belongs to the series promoting federal states of Germany. The Ludwig's Church (Ludwigskirche) in Saarbrücken was chosen the most characteristic for the Saarland state. This Protestant church was designed in barocco style by Friedrich Joachim Stengel and completed in 1775.

The Ludwig's Church
photo: AnRo0002; licence: CC-BY-SA 3.0
last update: 3 XII 2014

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