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.COMMON SIDE
Euro coins have one common side and one national side.

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The artist, Luc Luycx, of the Royal Belgian Mint won a European wide competition to design the euro coins. One side of each coin features one of three designs common to all 15 euro area countries showing different maps of Europe surrounded by the 12 stars of the European Union.

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 2 Euro

2 Euro
Diameter (mm): 25.75
Thickness (mm): 2.20
Weight (g): 8.50
Shape: Round
Colour: Outer part: white; inner part: yellow
Edge: Edge lettering, fine milled

 1 Euro

1 Euro
Diameter (mm): 23.25
Thickness (mm): 2.33
Weight (g): 7.50
Shape: Round
Colour: Outer part: yellow; inner part: white
Edge: Interrupted milled

 50 Euro Cents

50 Euro Cents
Diameter (mm): 24.25
Thickness (mm): 2.38
Weight (g): 7.80
Shape: Round
Colour: Yellow
Edge: Shaped edge with fine scallops

 20 Euro Cents

20 Euro Cents
Diameter (mm): 22.25
Thickness (mm): 2.14
Weight (g): 5.74
Shape: Spanish flower shape
Colour: Yellow
Edge: Plain

 10 Euro Cents

10 Euro Cents
Diameter (mm): 19.75
Thickness (mm): 1.93
Weight (g): 4.10
Shape: Round
Colour: Yellow
Edge: Shaped edge with fine scallops

 5 Euro Cents

5 Euro Cents
Diameter (mm): 21.25
Thickness (mm): 1.67
Weight (g): 3.92
Shape: Round
Colour: Red
Edge: Smooth

 2 Euro Cents

2 Euro Cents
Diameter (mm): 18.75
Thickness (mm): 1.67
Weight (g): 3.06
Shape: Round
Colour: Red
Edge: Smooth with a groove

 1 Euro Cent

1 Euro Cent
Diameter (mm): 16.25
Thickness (mm): 1.67
Weight (g): 2.30
Shape: Round
Colour: Red
Edge: Smooth

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