edge; fine milled, with the inscription DIEVS * SVĒTĪ * LATVIJU (GOD BLESS LATVIA)
The obverse of the coin features the portrait of a Latvian folk-maid in profile, originally depicted on the reverse of the 5 lats silver coin in 1929. It is semi-encircled by the inscriptions LATVIJAS on the left and REPUBLIKA on the right. The coin's outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.
A map, next to the facial value, shows the 15 states of the European Union
Lettering: 2 EURO LL