2 euro 2005

Description

Obverse

The centre of the coin shows a reproduction of the signatures and seals in the Austrian State Treaty, which was signed by the foreign ministers and ambassadors of the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and France, and by Leopold Figl, Foreign Minister of Austria, in May 1955. The inscription ‘50 JAHRE STAATSVERTRAG' appears above the seals and the year of issue, 2005, below them. The vertical stripes in the background represent Austria's national colours (red-white-red). The outer ring of the coin features the 12 stars of the EU.

Lettering: 50 JAHRE STAATSVERTRAG 2005

Reverse

A map, next to the facial value, shows the European continent without borders.

Lettering: 2 EURO LL

Additional information

Country

Austria

Date of issue

2005

Value

2 euro

Type of coin

Circulating commemorative coin

Orientation

Medal alignment

Shape

Round

Metal

Bi-Metallic Nickel-brass clad Nickel center in Copper-nickel ring

Diameter

25.75 mm

Weight

8.5 g

Thickness

2.2 mm

References (KM#)

3124

Engraver

Helmut Andexlinger, Luc Luycx