|A series of 2 euro commemorative coins was designed to increase the European public's awareness of Germany's federal structure. The coins were issued in the order of rotation of the Bundesrat presidency (the Upper House of the German parliament representing the federal states).
The Holstentor, the gate symbolising of the town of Lübeck, is shown in the centre of the coin and below it the word ‘Schleswig-Holstein’. The engraver’s initials ‘HH’ appear to the right of the image and the mintmark ‘A’, ‘D’, ‘F’, ‘G’ or ‘J’, depending on the mint, to the left. The year of mintage, 2006, the 12 stars of the European Union and the words ‘Bundesrepublik Deutschland’ are shown in the outer ring. Issue date: February 3, 2006
Diameter - 25.75mm
Thickness - 2.2mm
Weight - 8.5gr
|"EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT" (Unity and Justice and Freedom)